RICHARD's desk: We don’t use FACEBOOK

You use FACEBOOK? Give its use some second thoughts…

We don’t use FACEBOOK for many reasons. Long ago, we used FACEBOOK thinking it would keep us in touch with family and friends. FACEBOOK slowly eroded into an intrusive, divisive and exploitive application.

It takes news stories from the regular media, from writers and journalists who write news stories for a living, without any compensation or remuneration. No wonder that countries like France and Australia are chasing after FACEBOOK for proper compensation for their news exploitation. Canada is still sitting on it…as is the wont of our drama queen federal leader.

We no longer use FACEBOOK though we have not yet been successful in deleting our account from their entangling web. We’re working on it though.

Read Toronto Star columnist Jaime Watt‘s very succinct and incisive view about FACEBOOK: WATT

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