How do you know what to focus your marketing attention on if you don’t know what’s driving traffic to your site? Often we focus on “social media” or “digital marketing” as the driver of traffic and hopefully business. But do you know what’s driving your site’s traffic?
In the end, Facebook wants to keep you online, on Facebook for longer periods of time so they can show you the 90% of the content they make money on. Facebook is happy for you to interact with a beautiful fake girl on Facebook, because more page loads equals more revenue for them.
Facebook is all about marketing these days. Forget about seeing your friend’s updates. You can still see them, but you have to go searching for them. Today, Facebook is all about making money. And I can no longer resist the hurricane of marketing opportunities presented by having an ever-expanding number of “friends.”
Facebook is teaching us that reaching out on Facebook is fruitless. And perhaps this is the gift of the death of Facebook. The snake eating itself becomes a symbol of how self-interested Facebook is on Facebook. And we keep using it because there’s nothing yet that has risen to the occasion to provide a NEW SOCIAL PLATFORM.
Dear Facebook, This is public domain footage of Helen Mirren. Nothing too sexy about it for the 60’s. Now? Seriously? Facebook replies, “YES.”
Check your Facebook privacy settings. Check your Google privacy settings. And use Duck Duck Go instead of Google, you’ll love the results and enjoy the LACK of advertising. Sure, it’s what I do for a living, but I believe in content, permission-based marketing. Let’s clean up the web. Let’s start by cleaning up our participation with Facebook Privacy Settings and Tools.
Yes, I am trying to be controversial. Three times in the last two days a friend has posted a non-sequitur on Facebook that seemed benign enough, but underneath the platitude was an attitude that didn’t make sense to me. Be aware of your words people. If you are stating something about gun control and white […]
According to Facebook: How Do I Delete My Permanently Facebook Account? If you don’t think you’ll use Facebook again, you can request to have your account permanently deleted. Please keep in mind that you won’t be able to reactivate your account or retrieve anything you’ve added. Before you do this, you may want to download a […]
If only it was this easy to escape the clutches of Facebook, but it’s not. The resignation letters would surely rank amongst the best complaints of all time, but alas, deleting a Facebook profile is a convoluted and tiresome process.
Dear social media friends, we need to get our sh*t together on social media. We’ve gotten lazy. We take each other for granted. And we’re doing some dumb things to piss off our friends, and acting towards our friends like they are clients. We’re losing our human compassion and connection with social media. Facebook is […]
As the #deletefacebook movement gets underway, Uber.la will continuously update this Delete Facebook page.