please comment on my Facebook blog ... bad or good, I am curious

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I have been researching the amount of people leaving Facebook and what they are saying about where this social networking privacy policy debate is heading.

any comments on www.facepuppet.com would help
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John Bravado

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never mind - I see this as a no
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diane

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I like the facepuppet! He has just the right look for the blog. Hilarious that people are tweeting as they quit Facebook. I'm not sure how long you can sustain this though--what else would you write about in the blog? Maybe facepuppet could become famous on all social networks :)
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I think it's hard to get people to like a site that mostly just tells them what fools they are and how they've been had.
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I hear you - I am not looking for people to fall in love with it - just to relate with it - even though Nobody here at Yola seems interested - since I started the site on Friday people from USA, Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Greece, Hong Kong, India, and Germany have all had a look - we shall see
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Thanks Diane - very sweet of you to comment, you seem to be the only one who looked at the blog.

Actually the potential for traffic to the site is growing everyday - a lot of people are Fed up with facebook for the amount of crap they are sending everyone.

also my target audience includes the many people that have clued in to how time wasteful Facebook and Twitter are.

This is like Facebook meets Google Adsense meets Junk Mail meets TeleMarketing

you heard it from me - the future for facebook is on the decline, one day people will talk of facebook and myspace as something in the past.

Just like Napster ... and Napster looked more like a winner.

thanks
JB
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John, another approach might be to emphasize to people how they can get out of Facebook or twitter with their backsides intact. If you already signed up and were very active on one or the other -- is there a way to undo some of the potential "damage"? You could provide a valuable service by letting people know.
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And what do you think will replace it? People seem to have a need or at least a want for this sort of thing. Who or what will fill the void?
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Thanks Keara and Diane - I am not sure there is a way to help people that have signed over ownership to all the stuff they uploaded to Facebook. I also believe Facebook took their Privacy Policy to a Draconian level that should still be looked at closer.

A lot of people do not really read Privacy Policies in detail when signing up for FREE stuff online. Facebook on their way to the Timber Pile will be a big lesson learned by many and will be the reason Privacy Policies are looked at closer.

They did this off the wall ownership of everyone's personal info because they had No Business Plan to earn money and were growing like mad with everything being free.

They are sort of flying by the seat of their pants knowing there is money in things like Spam, Junk Mail and Tele-Marketing. Even Google will be knocked from the Top of the Internet one day by a Company that will bring Search Engines away from this Spam/JunkMail/Adsense style of search that Google thinks will last forever.

Google will own both Facebook and MySpace - they will then flood evrery member with their own Business Plan of AdSpam.

Not to mention the heat Google is under for scooping people's personal information while cruising around in their Google Cars.

To answer Diane's question about a replacement for Facebook (and Google while I am at it) There are 10s of thousands of REALLY SMART people working on that right now as I type this. Even Google is working on another Facebook and when they Think they have it they will then overtake Facebook and their members.

To put into perspective of what I am saying - At one point a company called Microsoft (teamed with IBM) had a strangle on the computer market that appeared so great it would never be topped. Well there was this tiny company that went by the name Macintosh that many people already knew had a better computer than IBM and Microsoft. (these people were the Creative people working in Printing and Creative Design)

Remember in the beginning even the best looking websites would look horrible today.

It took around 25 years for Apple to become #1 and they are probably going to stay at #1 because if a company like Microsoft could not make a better Mac than most likely nobody will in this or the next generation.

The People that are going to topple Google and Facebook with services that will cause the demise of these two Spam machines ... are most likely 9 years old and playing Little League Baseball this summer.

Google and Facebook may be #1 and #2 right now. however over the next 10 years the Internet will again change dramatically - just like 10 years ago there were ZERO companies like Yola. (Yola is the true #1 in their niche)

Thanks for reading my perspective and MY opinion for the future of AdSpam.

Every time I see Wolf Blitzer on CNN say follow my tweets - it just cracks me up.

all the best
JB
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I am curious...Do you have a business background?
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Lets just say - I have seen and learned.

I am not the only one who knew Macintosh would over take a Giant that most people thought would always be King.
Even Bill Gates knew the Apple train was coming and he could do nothing - just like Google knows there is something big coming that will challenge their whole Business Plan of AdSpam.
A very large portion of people browsing on the Internet have been ignoring AdSpam since it first appeared - you only have to click on it once to find out that it does not give your best options online. - time will tell