Facebook is not net additive to life anymore —even though it deems itself a social network and Mark Zuckerberg passionately talks about connecting everyone on the planet, the harsh reality is that it is nothing but a giant advertising network. Facebook managed to keep me around for a decade, as I used it to form … Continue reading Facebook and the circle of happiness
Similarly, when we interact with “friends” on social-networking sites or through texting, it can feel like we’re getting quality social contact, but we are not. It turns out that face-to-face interaction with other people—real people, right in front of us, not characters on TV or friends we communicate via text messages—is absolutely vital for longevity … Continue reading Pareidolia, that’s the reason we love Facebook (and we should not)
If you live in the US, Facebook is making about $50 off your attention each year. Your own friends who have joined social marketing schemes (aka: network marketing, or pyramid-schemes) to sell you junk are making another $10 off your time per year. Much like the lion, you’re being owned. Are you trapped in a cage? Yes. … Continue reading You are in a (social media) cage and You didn’t notice
This post is for my Facebook friends. After thinking about it for a long time I decided I can live without Facebook s from january 2014 I will deactivate and delete my profile. If You are on Facebook, probably in this moment You think I am crazy. If You are not on Facebook, probably You … Continue reading Facebook friends update: how to keep in touch in 2014
Very recommended reading. The truth is, today, we spend more time with each other online than we do offline. So, who do you want to be defined by? Who do you read? Who do you follow? Who do you talk to?Try answering these questions sometime. And if your answer saddens you I know mine did, … Continue reading Very true: You’ll Miss Out, Beautifully
Lovely article, especially for the last part: Once you are done, why not complete the last part of the exercise. Go through the remaining list looking for good friends you haven’t seen for a while, then call them up and invite them to lunch. That’s what friends do. via Facebook friends: the art of deletion - … Continue reading Facebook unfriend
From now on I have a fan page on Facebook for everyone who follows me online and offline. I'll write in english for all the international people, so don't worry about it. For all the real life friends I'll open a new personal profile as soon as possibile. Luca Conti page on Facebook.
If You want to listen to my voice You have a new opportunity. Today I was live on air on public italian radio, Radio3 Rai talking about Facebook. You can listen to it thanks to a podcast / mp3 version. Luca Conti talking about Facebook (mp3)
Google Misses You - Technology Review.
I mean, what we’re most focused on is just building these tools that help people stay connected with the people that they care about. And at some point along the path, I think it’ll make sense to have an I.P.O. But we’re not running the company to do that. We’re running the company to serve … Continue reading Facebook focus