Re: Mozilla: "We’re taking a break from Facebook"
zleap at zleap.net
Fri Mar 23 09:46:55 UTC 2018
My counter argument to the only 'place to find everyone' is to join
Diaspora etc anyway, tell people know, you are on there, it lessens
the argument small steps, that is all it generally takes. Once you
are on these other networks people have a reason to join, and hopefully
eventually move from the closed networks.
On 23/03/18 09:32, David Gerard wrote:
> The problem with Facebook is that it's the worst bar in town and the
> bouncers are horrible, but it's also the only one where you can find
> So the question is its tactical usefulness for outreach versus its awfulness.
> On 23 March 2018 at 09:20, Jonke Suhr <suhrj at fsfe.org> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> irregardless of the split in our community between privacy pragmatists
>> and privacy absolutists, I think we should take note of this step
>> Mozilla has taken, as I believe FSFE still has a Facebook page (last
>> active on September 21st as far as I can ascertain).
>>> Dear global community we’ve had the opportunity to interact with over the past several years here:
>>> We’re taking a break from Facebook.
>>> At Mozilla we champion platforms and technologies that are good for the web and good for the people that use it.
>>> We stand up for transparency and user control because they make the web healthier for us all.
>>> That’s why we are pressing pause on any Facebook activity. Mark Zuckerberg has just promised to improve Facebook’s settings and make them more protective, which is a start! Please do that! But we can’t help but think we’ve heard it before, so we’re still going to wait and see what materializes before we resume spending our ad dollars or time here.
>>> IN THE MEANTIME:
>>> If you need support for Firefox or want to tweet at us, you can find us here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/
>>> and https://twitter.com/mozilla
>> (Non-tracked link to the source:
>> What do you guys think?
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