Why you keep using Facebook, even if you hate it

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • The network effect is Facebook’s biggest selling point, and the root of many of its problems.Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjOWhat happened with Cambridge Analytica highlights this perfectly.Before many people join a network, it may not be so useful. But the more people join, the more useful it becomes. That’s the network effect. Facebook is a step beyond that — it’s the network effect on steroids.This is what makes facebook so great — it knows everything about you! — and what makes facebook so awful — IT KNOWS EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU. And while its network of 2.13 billion monthly users doesn’t pay any money to use the core service, Facebook makes plenty of money — millions daily — *buy providing advertisers access to that user data*. And everyone on the site agreed to this when they signed up.Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com.Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyEFollow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06oOr Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H (edited)
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  • Captain Deadpool

     1 years ago

    Even if you escape from facebook , you can't escape from google

  • Josh Christopher

     1 months ago

    to be fair, google is actually more helpful than FB

  • Julio Agosto

     1 years ago

    Offline is the new luxury.

  • Xteckno

     2 months ago

    John Bobby or maybe he what’s to encourage people online to go offline

  • Yusuf Jorgenz

     3 months ago


  • redbugbluebug

     1 years ago

    Been 4yr since I quit Facebook, lost +500 friends who I didn't care about in first place and still in touch with real friends using technology called phone.

  • Artur212222

     18 days ago

    You mean advanced working object called phones.

  • Tam Tam

     1 months ago

    I like your pictures, so you like my pictures. 😂👍

  • no hassle

     1 years ago

    I quit Facebook years ago. Best thing I quit after smoking.

  • Louist S

     7 months ago

    how to be you?

  • Kelly_ letsplaykelly_ Fitzpatrick

     8 months ago

    Do you shop online at all? If so Facebook has your data whether or not you have a profile.

  • Sparckman

     1 years ago

    I'm done with facebook, deleted my account

  • Siddik Patel

     26 days ago

    Against Ballveer lol you can

  • Wicked Amoeba

     1 years ago

    "They can't invite you to things." That's why I don't use it.

  • JahRandom

     1 years ago

    Lol same. Don't want to go to 99.99% of peoples' things to begin with. And if they want to invite..do it in person dumb dumbs!!

  • Thea Luv

     1 years ago

    Actually no, I *kinda* get it?

  • 12345 abcde

     1 years ago

    Lmao Facebook is only *essential* to old people

  • Jasmine

     5 months ago

    I've noticed that many countries in Latin America use Facebook as their #1 social media app in all age groups (that's why I don't delete mine because of "friends", "sales", local news, etc.) whereas the US doesn't use FB that much

  • Inside Amber's World

     6 months ago

    Before social media, when your bestfriend had big life events, they would call you and you were the first to know. Then social media came around and they are more likely to tell it on Facebook then you. They don't even bother calling you anymore. You are just expected to read it on Facebook. It doesn't make you feel that close to those people at all. Kind of makes you feel not important. I feel like Facebook has became a way for people to be lazy at building long term relationships with other peo...

  • Ashraful Hoque

     2 months ago

    Not really, if they really were ur friends they would call u or u would be right by their side when anything happened,. Me and my friends are literally om every social media and we love it but it doesnt stop my best friend from making an exception and always calling me

  • Travis

     1 years ago

    What drives me crazy is that so many business think it's ok to only have a facebook page. When you try to get their hours or something you're constantly spammed to log in, you can't message them, it's a pain.

  • weetleflames

     5 months ago

    Websites cost $$. Facebook is free

  • Luview

     1 years ago

    Never joined, never will.

  • Princess Emerald

     2 months ago

    I no longer use mine, much. I wish I had never made one. It's too much drama. It's bad for you. Besides, people put religion and politics too much, which leads to problems, lol.