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1. bartwoo 3 years ago

4:55 .. no, I'm not.

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2. ruhk 3 years ago

Im not on facebook either. But then again, im the paranoid type.

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3. Rigel 3 years ago

But don't you think he has a point? Facebook is only so useful as a communications device, at some point we still need to say "hey man lets hang out more."

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4. Comment rated too low. Show this comment YetiGrowl 3 years ago

i've been trying to "get off" facebook for a while now. i must be doing something wrong.

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5. DarkiKun 3 years ago

*runs of to facebook and removes anyone who we does not know in real life*
Ok thats a start!

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6. gunsnroses 3 years ago

Nicely done. This clip deserves a higher rating.

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7. Oxydous 3 years ago

My facebook acc includes the 110 ppl that i know, care about, would be willing to hear about and from time to time actually send a message to through the easy to use interface it provides because we are 1000 miles away.

Other than that.. facebook is a TERRIBLE, time wasting whole for people who have no confidence, no personal interests, no hobbies, no friends who want to play with them, no games they re actually good at ... and probably another 1000 things they might have been able to do well at some point in their lives (like talking to a girl/guy they just met) and are no longer able to do. they end up feeling awkward around people.. and once they like someone and they re interested in getting to know him.. their favorite topic is "Are you on facebook?" -Yes -"OMG, so am i!" -......

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8. sirval 3 years ago

Nop, I am not watching it on facebook, I am watching it on Snotr, same thing only without the billions ;)

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9. 876487098 3 years ago

I don't have a facebook account, and I never will.
It's a monstrous waste of time.

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10. erevos 3 years ago

erevos like this

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11. Zethriel 3 years ago

Looks like the Facebook ruined his life... Socialism has scorned another poor fool it seems

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12. yoal54 3 years ago

Hum, little problem here :'( I wrote a very long comm and he just dissapear ... f*** O:)

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13. Alucard 3 years ago

The song is: Thievery Corporation - Marching the hate machines
Before you ask ;)

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14. Comment rated too low. Show this comment Fergus_Thedog 3 years ago

Facebook has many personal and wider social implications, the benefits of which are still under debate and widespread experimentation. This guy however, misses all of that. No thoughtful arguments, he's just whining like a bitch that he doesn't like facebook.

Anyway, he is wasting his time because people WON'T drop facebook. People watching is a primitive thing we all still do which facebook has (for better or worse) equipped with tech. My point - media technology EXISTS so that we can watch ourselves. Silly monkeys, make me giggle. :)

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15. Thanny 3 years ago

I just find it amusing he seems to think that wanker abbreviations (LOL, ROFL, etc.) come from using Facebook.

I remember seeing that kind of nonsense on BBS's, long before the internet became popular.

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16. Reaperdaddy 3 years ago

i would say he is right in some ways... but it depends on how hardcore you are on using facebook...
On my side, I check it every now and then to mostly see medias posted by my friends (photos, videos or funny stuffs we find on the net...). I also got 300 something "friends", but im aware that 85% are not my friends, Id call them more like "virtual friend that can make me laugh with his post every now and then".

Facebook is a big mosnter, you have to be aware that everything you feed him can come back at you one day or another...
Knowing that, just be aware and use it for the fun...

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17. TehChillinJuggal 3 years ago

Ide never have a facebook page,so that all my X's could add me and join the TCJ haters club lol i'll never be part of the vanity club where all the losers hang out ;)

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18. zuty 3 years ago

i dont have problem with facebook, i do have account, but i visit my profile every month(maybe), but i know about what he is speaking, my sister is one of few millions peoples who think that facebook is internet. and i think that if you are on facebook 24/7 you will get dumber.
p.s. i do not have like zillion fake friends, i have few of them, who i really know.

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19. IDK399 3 years ago

I hate FB with a passion. Total waste of time. Any "friend" or family you're not willing to call in person, email or write directly should not be on any list of yours. Why feel like a database manager every time you log on FB, sifting through countless updates, when you're really only interested in a handful. Why give Z'berg total permission to sell all your thoughts, pictures, contacts, phone numbers, likes and dislike, along with a running commentary of your entire life.

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20. Acim 3 years ago

I want to give this video more "good" thumbs! #19 I couldn't agree more. I've deleted my facebook account more than a year ago. It's true what the guy in the video says, I know many people who've set their status to offline, cause they always have 25+ "friends" online willing to chat.. Think I'm gonna go out now ;)

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21. nubidu 3 years ago

I bet the guy posted the video on his facebook account.

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22. Voutelamberopipi 3 years ago

everytime something reaches a certain number of users it instantly becomes EVIL

this guy just needs a hug

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23. JimDunlop 3 years ago

I quite dislike Facebook too... Couldn't agree with the vid's author more. However, for me it's not about having 852 friends. I sure don't. (I have 35 if you must know). I also reject friend requests from just about everyone, including those people I DO know in real life. Why? I ask that we have a real-life chat about it beforehand first.

I use Facebook as a tool. As someone who routinely organizes events, coordinates activities with co-workers for both work and non-work related functions, Facebook is the only way things get done! I learned this the hard way -- sending e-mails, phoning people, leaving messages.... None of it is nearly as effective as sending out invitations or messages in Facebook. Why is that? Beats me. All I know is that it works. It might have something to do with the fact that people spend so much time on there that it's always in their face until and unless they action it... It's harder to ignore than an email that you may only check once a day or less.

I also don't engage in stupidity like playing Mafia Wars, or keeping farm animals, or zoo animals or take online quizzes or whatever the hell else it is that people do online. I rarely ever "chat" unless it's immediately relevant and important to what I'm trying to accomplish. If I want to waste some time, I log onto World of Warcraft. Heh. :D

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24. Gorf 3 years ago

Facebook should take inspiration from Red Dwarf's Rimmer:

Rather than "Friends" it should be "People I met"

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25. 4szajs 3 years ago

well... I don't have facebook acc... I have it on snotr! Ha!

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26. Bobski 3 years ago

Mr Hitler would of LOVED Facebook, he would of known WHO KNOWS WHO.

Who will be the next Nazi's in this nice world of our's????

Is your name on there list?

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27. Break-a-leg 3 years ago

I have a social page, not on Facebook, but on a similar social network.

I hate it.
The only reason why I have it is because my friends have it and tend to invite me for parties and such via this monstrosity.
If it weren't for that (and for looking up people I have just met) I would have deleted my page right away. It's only depressing me, I hate it, and I don't even have a clue who the fuck is in my friendslist! I rather go out and see people in real life, call them, e-mail them or chat with them. Fuck facebook, fuck the "social" network. There is nothing social about it.

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28. 876487098 3 years ago

"fuck the "social" network. There is nothing social about it."

Succinct, to the point and 1000000% fuckin' accurate!
Well said! :)

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29. BabyJLE 3 years ago

#27

"I rather go out and see people in real life, ((call them, e-mail them or chat with them)). Fuck facebook, fuck the "social" network. There is nothing social about it."

Not using facebook. Cool. but then again you use a socialnetwork....

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30. irishgek 3 years ago

Most of his facts were wrong , there is such a thing called privacy options like .....

Facebook can be a great tool , for FACT im "friends" with all the local bars and night clubs so hey its nice to come home on a friday evening from work and get a post from almost everyone of them telling me whats on that night , saves me a lot of time.

As for the friends , i have plenty but only a select few can see all my information or pictures etc etc.

The chat option can be turned off , I do not talk using words like lol and ftw , this guy has a problem with him self not facebook its all in the hands of the user , and for all the people who do spend hours a day wasting time on it bitching about other people and "judging" them well its there fault for having no life and its the other persons fault for puttin there shit out there like that.

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31. etplayer 3 years ago

One, he sure as hell thinks his hat is more eclectic than mine.
Two, I've seen some pretty nice tits as a result of being on Facebook.
Three, I'm not a social pervert. I have family and friends all across the US and in 2 hemispheres.
Four, What the fuck is a LOLocaust?
Five, I have accepted friends from people I disliked in High School. Why? I grew up and got over it and stopped being a pretentious dick.
Six, I'm just fine with who I am, I *AM* better than my profile, because my profile is a very small basic part of me and a part that I use for a very small portion of my interactions with other people, that being said, the portions that I do use are infinitely important (see above about my family).

I'd post up more but I need to go check on my town in cityville :P

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32. mr_magicman 3 years ago

some one please help me out. what is face book? is it just a picture with a book that has a face on? please help me understand!!!!!!!!!

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33. Sizzlik (admin) 3 years ago

#32 http://lmgtfy.com/?q=facebook

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34. appropri8 3 years ago

I couldn't agree more, i bet he has a twitter account though...

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35. Atkinc088 3 years ago

I'm one of those people that actually use facebook to network. If you are not actually my friend then my settings are configured on my profile to show you nothing more than my contact info. Its like having a virtual business card.

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36. irishgek 3 years ago

#33 Lol thanks im going to use that link for lots more idiocy later big thanks :)

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37. chicgeekette 3 years ago

I have an account.

I have about 17 friends that have access or don't have access to my photos/information.
I know these people and have spent time with them at some point in life.

Facebook is a tool.
The User is to blame for "the madness".

Perhaps "Friendstock" is the only drug these people can comfortably self medicate with in order to ease their strife?

Either way, I totally get what this man is saying and agree with him but I use Facebook responsibly and am not addiction-prone.

:)

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38. johannsommer 3 years ago

I don't have an account on Facebook. But not primarily because of the shown reasons, but because of the ignorance of privacy by the Facebook organization. I don't want to become dependent from a network complete owned by tough businessmen without respect.
Basically i agree with the message of this well done video. But I wouldn't take everything so earnest.

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39. Nifen 3 years ago

i use facebook for a couple reasons only.
1. i don't get to see my personal friends very often thanks to working and them moving away.
2. because im doing work to my house and want to show my friends what im doing and its easier then webcam
3. because half my family lives in England and i Live in Australia.
4. Because i can chat to people who i've lived with or have been friends with while travelling the world and keeping in contact with them.

I delete anyone i have not talked to in over 4 months. If i do not talk to you, then your removed. Nothing personal, but if we don't talk, there is very few reasons for these people to be on your list.

You can be on it all day but not actually be on it all day. I generally just leave it open or my phone is logged in, I use it to get messages as its free compared to a SMS.

Beware of games! Really.! Get a life, those games are for one reason only, to make you buy something! I bet you feel like a coke or a dick enlargement right now?

Last of all, I work in IT. i'm on a computer all day anyway. I might as well have communication to the out side world.
And he looks like someone i used to know. (same for anyone else?)

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40. Rykimaruh 3 years ago

This is very true, considering the countless people that are glued to FB lol...

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41. tinynet 3 years ago

He does not look happy. I think that facebook matter is not his basic problem. :)

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42. rontsi 3 years ago

#13
and before your wonder, the singer is Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips

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43. edmund 3 years ago

You can't brag about sex on facebook, if you don't get out of the room/house :) And if you get out, you're not on facebook. And if you're not on facebook, you can't talk about having sex.

Anyone else sees the world implode in a paradox?

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44. mescaline 3 years ago

Okay Ross. Whatever.

As the Dude would say "that is your opinion, man".

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45. Sramos 3 years ago

just GREAT vid. I don't want to survive,i want to live! Outside,where things happens, where you meet people,feel people...if you have friends 1000 miles away,use skype or icq,who cares about your mood,or what you just ate or how big was your sh#t...Well,I dont care.. 'cos im happy without facebook... You know what?? Right now im going to visit my friend on the other side of town and i'll give him a hug! :) FUCK FCB!

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46. IDK399 3 years ago

@45 A hug from me for being a "real" friend to your mate.

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47. MrJaKoSe 3 years ago

I hate facebook, but I want stay in contact with my real friends.
Often you loose contact due to changing phone number or address...

One thing, which the video reminds me off is that I use facebook too often....

Nice vid btw loved it!