2019.05.23 Crossfit bans Facebook

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Crossfit had enough of Facebooks arbitrary bans, unwritten rules, and general douchebaggery: so they banned them. This happened after Facebook deleted the 1.6M user group: Banting7DayMealPlan, without warning or explanation, and reinstated it with equally poor communication. While investigating the incident Crossfit realized how vile FB was as far as respecting Crossfits customer's privacy and security, and decided that their future/business should not be coupled with FB in any way. Whether you agree with their assessment, I think goodonya to Crossfit for putting corporate responsibility above money/promotion.

Facebook is 3 things: bad interface, bad management, and biased policies. I want a social network that gives me control of what I see and share -- both to my friends and to advertisers. I realize they need to make a buck, and my information is their product, but the point is you can still give users the illusions of control. But Zuckerberg seems to have falling into the egocentric pit that many young billionaires do, they think because they timed things well, and worked hard, and got lucky that they're smarter than everyone else. This makes them arrogant, less mature, and slower to grow than the average human: Dunning-Kruger, inflated by being surrounded by yes-men.



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