Quitting Facebook To Build Bokeh

Here is an interesting project, Bokeh, a photo sharing social network. I already like the name. Think of it has an Instagram with no ads. Why now? Because a guy decided that he had enough of Facebook for pretty much the same reasons that I had too. Same goes for Instagram. So he wants to... Continue Reading →

La vie après Facebook (French)

En janvier dernier je fermais mon compte Facebook définitivement. Dans cet épisode, j’expose comment ça se passe ma vie sans Facebook. Lisez ma lettre de départ de Facebook publiée quelques jours avant de fermer mon compte: https://numericcitizen.me/2019/01/12/my-final-post-on-facebook/ Merci d’avoir écouté ce podcast. Visitez mon blogue @ http://numericcitizen.me pour en savoir davantage sur mes opinions de... Continue Reading →

My Opinion on Covering Webcams

Photo by London Wood Co. on Unsplash I'll make it short: for me, covering the webcam on a laptop is a consequence of FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) and I find it stupid. Period. And this story of the NewYork Times (a newspaper where their credibility is going down every day) proves my point. John Gruber has an... Continue Reading →

Feeling Happier After Leaving Facebook?

Following this article on the Washington Post "Deactivating Facebook leaves people less informed but happier": In the latest study measuring the effects of social media on a person’s life, researchers at New York University and Stanford University found that deactivating Facebook for just four weeks could alter people’s behavior and state of mind. The study... Continue Reading →

Not Convinced About Facebook Bad Behavior?

First, let's take a look at this: "Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them": Desperate for data on its competitors, Facebook has been secretly paying people to install a “Facebook Research” VPN that lets the company suck in all of a user’s phone and web activity, similar to Facebook’s Onavo Protect app... Continue Reading →

Deleting Facebook Wasn’t Enough Apparently 😳

Well, you want to get back your privacy? Well, according to this article "DeleteFacebook? #DeleteTwitter? #FatLotOfGood that will do you" from Lisa Vaas for Naked Security, deleting your Facebook account won't do it. Why? Because of your friends. Tens of millions of users’ data were grabbed not because those users had necessarily played a Facebook... Continue Reading →

Sick or Criminal Company?

I'll let you read this story of Facebook exploiting people, consciously. Start with this excellent Twitter thread. Then, I'll let you decide if this is a sick company or a criminal one. This non sense as to stop. https://twitter.com/dhh/status/1086088857148305408

Being In a Post Facebook Era

The more I write and the more I have to read and the more I have something to write about. This thought popped up in my head this morning. It reminded me my time on Facebook where I would share thoughts on controversial subjects that I was passionate about. Over time I found out that... Continue Reading →

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