[AMRadio] facebook

Todd Carpenter n9ysq at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 14 22:28:22 EDT 2010

Funny I use facebook every day. It does not do anything that you dont tell it to do. It does not auto export/invite your address book. You must confirm each person who wants to be your friend. Just like deleting or not posts you dont like. It is a great way to network with lost school chums and family you rarely see. You even have to tell it if you want email notifications from your page. There are many applications that can take your facebook friends list and generate spam wiithin facebook, but i always deny their access requests. Facebook is not the next great satan. It is a useful tool for those who use it. I even have a business page there that is growing.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Tonne <tonne at comcast.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 19:40
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] facebook

> It seems like someone joins 
> and FACEBOOK instantly takes their 
> address book and sends out invitations. 

Evidently this IS the case.  I closed out my
Facebook account because the number of
"friends" was growing exponentially.  And I
had heard of none of them.  Friends of 
friends I would suppose but I want no part
of it.

- JimT

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