i don't miss facebook but i do miss talking to most of my internet friends. they're good people but the opportunities for quality socialization on facebook just aren't there, i find it to be an addiction that ultimately does more harm than good. i need to find more friends i can hang out with in person, but the social anxiety makes it challenging...
― The Elvis of Nationalism and Amoral Patriotism (rushomancy), Monday, 4 February 2019 13:48 (one year ago) link
ilx is the only good place on the internet
― Calgary customer Elvis Cavalic (bizarro gazzara), Monday, 4 February 2019 13:52 (one year ago) link
(in b4 inevitable 'and even ilx sucks' posts)
i don't think it filters 'memories' in any way, based on the four bits of absolute tosh it just gave me, none of which has a single like.
They don't show YouTube links in memories anymore, but I think that's the extent of the filtering (aside possibly from game/app posts).
― a large tuna called “Justice” (C. Grisso/McCain), Monday, 4 February 2019 15:47 (one year ago) link
Have deactivated FB and IG for a little more than a month now and it's been brilliant. Don't miss either.
Wish I could take myself off Twitter too but it's a job requirement, unfortunately.
― Roz, Tuesday, 5 February 2019 04:41 (one year ago) link
I have been off fb for a couple of weeks. It's liberating. I do miss some people but the downsides being on it are outweighing the former. Back on ilx which feels grebt. Just can't access my stevienixed account. Nathom will do. Lol
― nathom, Tuesday, 5 February 2019 12:58 (one year ago) link
Well, you get the FB ilxors here too, so there’s that!
― suzy, Tuesday, 5 February 2019 13:12 (one year ago) link
Yes! Missed you guys
― nathom, Tuesday, 5 February 2019 13:33 (one year ago) link
― Mark G, Tuesday, 5 February 2019 13:33 (one year ago) link
― The Elvis of Nationalism and Amoral Patriotism (rushomancy), Tuesday, 5 February 2019 18:25 (one year ago) link
"You have two memories..."
but before that, here's a crappy video of pictures you've posted floating around that we put together because it is Friends' Day
and here's a 3 word post from 9 years ago (that one's probably on me)
and here's a crappy video of pictures you've posted that we've cobbled together for no other reason than it used to be January and now it isn't. Your January Highlights.
and here's a memory from two years ago yesterday that you might have missed (but didn't)
meanwhile those group posts you made to that group with 26 people in it, we're only going to show that to two of them, despite the fact that they all subscribed specifically.
― koogs, Tuesday, 12 February 2019 11:06 (one year ago) link
anyone got tips for getting rid of the phantom notifications? my total keeps creeping upwards, now it's at seven, none of which are real.
― Book Doula (sleeve), Tuesday, 5 November 2019 18:41 (six months ago) link
can you describe these in more detail?
― sarahell, Tuesday, 5 November 2019 18:44 (six months ago) link
you know, the little red dot with the number in it. When I'm logged out, it (incorrectly) says seven, when I log in there are zero. Totally nitpicky but it drives me crazy.
― Book Doula (sleeve), Tuesday, 5 November 2019 18:53 (six months ago) link
do you use fb on both a phone and computer?
― sarahell, Tuesday, 5 November 2019 18:54 (six months ago) link
yeah, and I think that's at the root of it. I don't see them on the phone, but I do on the computer.
― Book Doula (sleeve), Tuesday, 5 November 2019 19:01 (six months ago) link
The Android app is rubbish tbh. Sometimes when these things appear on the Web page there are new likes or comments way down your list from days ago that it wants you to acknowledge. I've had maybe the odd genuinely phantom notification but it lasted for a day or so and I've never had them mount up
― Xia Nu del Vague (Noodle Vague), Tuesday, 5 November 2019 19:03 (six months ago) link
i often get notifications based on the last time i used facebook on the particular device. ... esp. message notifications ... as opposed to the last time i used facebook and looked at the notifications
― sarahell, Tuesday, 5 November 2019 19:22 (six months ago) link
Logged in to FB after months away, immediately regretted it: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2164890463806836&id=100008577106113
― Roz, Thursday, 5 December 2019 00:32 (five months ago) link
God, when I see this ol thread, I think how long ago. Then I see it's only 13 years!
― Mark G, Thursday, 5 December 2019 00:38 (five months ago) link
Yeah I prob should have posted that to the “why do I hate that...” other FB thread but somehow always remember this one instead.
― Roz, Thursday, 5 December 2019 00:45 (five months ago) link
what's the regrettable thing at that link?
― insecurity bear (sic), Thursday, 5 December 2019 01:21 (five months ago) link
not sure if you're asking about the content of the link or what's regrettable about it: it's a shitty conservative meme about "snowflakes".
if it's the latter, the reason i got off FB in the first place was so that I spend less mental space looking at terrible content, like shitty conservative memes about "snowflakes".
― Roz, Thursday, 5 December 2019 02:08 (five months ago) link
if that's the one I'm thinking of, yeah it's pretty bad
― sleeve, Thursday, 5 December 2019 02:56 (five months ago) link
the former, as a non-facebooker I couldn’t see it
― insecurity bear (sic), Thursday, 5 December 2019 03:01 (five months ago) link
If you click on his profile all his other posts are about Catholicism and bacon. Not sure what I make of that.
― koogs, Thursday, 5 December 2019 04:11 (five months ago) link
all I want for Christmas is for the Facebook 'hide post' option to work.
ex-colleague uses it like Twitter and is forever posting crap memes and pictures of beer, things I don't mind seeing once, but given that the hide post option seems to do nothing, I have to scroll past them again and again.
― koogs, Saturday, 4 January 2020 04:02 (four months ago) link
― nickn, Saturday, 4 January 2020 04:58 (four months ago) link
The local news feature in the iOS app is awful, just highlighting every petty crime so old people can panic some more.
― Greta Van Show Feets BB (milo z), Saturday, 4 January 2020 05:49 (four months ago) link
un-following seems a bit drastic - some of it is interesting. it's just the drunken (?) chains of cat memes, the half-dozen pictures that he posts individually, or the French language stuff that annoys me. hide posts would be fine, if it worked.
(with the reposts you can hide all from the original poster and that seems to work. social fixer plugin has an alternative that works on desktop)
― koogs, Saturday, 4 January 2020 10:22 (four months ago) link
I use the Snooze for 30 Days option for a couple of my friends.
― ☮️ (peace, man), Saturday, 4 January 2020 10:39 (four months ago) link
i have a number of people i snooze for 30 days because they post too much it's the best option imo bc at most i have to snooze them again, that's 1 click for 30 days of relief with no hurt feelings
― weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Saturday, 4 January 2020 15:07 (four months ago) link
I'd like a "hide stuff I don't wanna see" feature, but I guess AI isn't that far along yet.
― nickn, Saturday, 4 January 2020 21:28 (four months ago) link
Run back Facebook did today.They bought a story in a publication, pretended it wasn’t sponsored, their COO posted it, then when they got caught, they denied knowing anything about it.And what was that ad/story about?Their commitment to stopping disinformation.Incredible.— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) January 9, 2020
― Josh in Chicago, Thursday, 9 January 2020 02:54 (four months ago) link
every last detail of that is tasty
― Milton Parker, Thursday, 9 January 2020 03:21 (four months ago) link
the 'hide for 30 days' i did has obviously worn off. ex-colleague (see above) posted 17 (seventeen!) things on the 3rd, including 4 reposts from "Cinema, mon amour" which is some kind of arthouse movie screenshot farm.
― koogs, Thursday, 6 February 2020 22:02 (three months ago) link
Yeah, I get movie bros posting shit from Cinema, Mon Amour too. Cringiest fucking name. Tru headz know we call it kino now anyway.
― Daniel_Rf, Friday, 7 February 2020 10:25 (three months ago) link
filter has expired again, 7 posts today. man united have done something, here's a picture of the rain, the daily mash has posted something funny, gammon watch has posted something funny, a news article about millennials...
― koogs, Sunday, 8 March 2020 19:53 (two months ago) link
Blocked by Facebook. Not following community standards. this is bogus.
it's asking for my phone number for 2fa. it's asking for a picture of me so it can check it's me (check against what though? - i've not uploaded any other photos of me)
― koogs, Friday, 22 May 2020 17:30 (four days ago) link
"We have fewer people available to review information due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
This means we may be unable to review your account."
― koogs, Friday, 22 May 2020 17:37 (four days ago) link