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# 16238 3 months ago on Mon, May 9 2022 at 8:53 pm

Miroku, I hope you're right, at least as far as what Facebook / Meta has planned.

I would really enjoy watching Facebook go out of business. They recently banned me from buying advertising and gave me no specific reason why they did so. So... yeah, let them crash and burn.

73's, KD8FUD

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# 16240 3 months ago on Sun, May 15 2022 at 12:46 am

Agreed on the whole Metaverse thing. It just sounds depressing. Also I have read stuff about a woman in it being assaulted by a bunch of guys also in the Metaverse. I’m not sure if that was actually true or just someone trying to make a point but yeah.

Have a happy New Year!

# 16253 4 weeks ago on Mon, Jul 18 2022 at 3:36 pm

The "metaverse" is to be avoided, in my opinion. Social media is insidious enough with the way it absorbs attention and forms addictive habits (checking notifications and validation-seeking behavior), not to mention its role in shaping public opinion.

A more immersive form of social media would be quite dangerous. If you aren't paying, you are the product. Even if you are paying, your information is being harvested for additional profit.

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