"Can I say you're my girlfriend on Facebook?"

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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 (one year 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 (one year ago) link

four weeks pass...

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 (one year 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 (one year ago) link

one month passes...

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 (eleven months ago) link

two months pass...

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 (nine months 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 (nine months ago) link

four weeks pass...

Seem to be a lot of companies that have decided to stop advertising on this site.

Josh in Chicago, Saturday, 27 June 2020 03:28 (seven months ago) link

my company just warned us not to say controversial things if we say we work for them on our FB profile, or we can be disciplined.

this is why my job shows as "Fey Canoes", and why I don't use my Christian name on Twitter or anywhere else.

I hear that sometimes Satan wants to defund police (Neanderthal), Saturday, 27 June 2020 04:36 (seven months ago) link

two months pass...

They've finally forced me into the new layout (on a laptop) and it's so horrible. I thought it couldn't get more ugly BUT IT DID

kinder, Sunday, 6 September 2020 10:09 (five months ago) link

There was still a switch under options for me on Friday.

koogs, Sunday, 6 September 2020 11:27 (five months ago) link

Does anyone know if it's possible to turn off the delightful feature of fb automatically popping up a message window whenever visiting a business page?

This has just started happening for me with the new layout.

brain (krakow), Sunday, 6 September 2020 12:06 (five months ago) link

I just went through and looked at a bunch of businesses that I have liked. Some of them have the message window pop-up and some don't, which makes me think maybe it's something on their end.

While I was going through though, I noticed a bunch of weird stuff that I didn't recognize in my likes. A movie called Scare Dares that seems to have never been released. A Disney Junior page, but not the one sanctioned by Disney. A link to a shady-looking external website titled "I can't believe a GIRL did this because of Justin Bieber - Website". In the case of the first two, clicking on the link brought up an error page that read "This Content Isn't Available Right Now. When this happens, it's usually because the owner only shared it with a small group of people, changed who can see it or it's been deleted." For the Bieber scam site, the message was "You Can't Go to This Link From Facebook. The link you tried to visit goes against our Community Standards." But as far as I can tell, I'm left with no way to unlike these things!

peace, man, Sunday, 6 September 2020 12:31 (five months ago) link

the new layout is awful.

I actually have taken a one week vacation from FB (using messenger only) and Jesus, why didn't I do this earlier. my mood has been so much better.

Neanderthal, Sunday, 6 September 2020 15:37 (five months ago) link

two months pass...

Now they're trying to beat Twitch I guess?

Continual failures and embarrassments like trying to turn Marketplace into an Amazon/Ebay alternative (but with useless search capabilities), creating an Instagram platform for TikTok people to port their content over including the TikTok watermarks, the different attempts to be a streaming video platform... and Zuck is still worth $30+ billion?!

onlyfans.com/hunterb (milo z), Wednesday, 2 December 2020 00:16 (two months ago) link

FB now is kinda like if you built a shelf 15 years ago, and every so often, you kept making useless improvements to it to the point where now it doesn't even serve the original purpose of holding things up, and there are nails poking out, loose screws, and even a syringe or two lying around on it

Lover of Nixon (or LON for short) (Neanderthal), Wednesday, 2 December 2020 02:20 (two months ago) link

Maybe if Zoomers start watching Among Us on there it will move away from being Boomer Jonestown.

onlyfans.com/hunterb (milo z), Wednesday, 2 December 2020 02:28 (two months ago) link

one month passes...

> the half-dozen pictures that he posts individually

15 today. it snowed in paris.

koogs, Saturday, 16 January 2021 22:14 (one month ago) link

one month passes...

I check Marketplace every few days hoping for the world’s cheapest Rhodes piano to fall into my lap.

I’ve started reporting obvious guns and ammo posts (“Freedom Seeds” with a picture of an ammo box) and not a single one has ever been taken down by Facebook.

Joe Biden Stan Account (milo z), Monday, 22 February 2021 23:08 (two days ago) link

Had someone genuinely ask me this a few months ago, to which I responded "hahaha I'm 30, bro."

hourspass, Monday, 22 February 2021 23:18 (two days ago) link

xpost the bots are shit and the actual real person moderators are all alt-righters. explains why "men are trash" gets you a ban, but stuff like the above or transphobic posts don't.

I think even "shut up" triggers the bots

if you meh them, shut up (Neanderthal), Monday, 22 February 2021 23:33 (two days ago) link

The only time Ive ever seen a FB post I reported get removed was one with a necrophila image in it.

Stoop Crone (Trayce), Tuesday, 23 February 2021 00:56 (yesterday) link

But my bf and his friends podcast? It has a FB group and the members LOVE to swear at each other a lot, its sort of the aussie schtick (loads of "gimme a cake you cunt" and so on), and apparently lately loads of posts have been going into the censor bitbucket.

Stoop Crone (Trayce), Tuesday, 23 February 2021 00:57 (yesterday) link

Friend of mine got a post from years ago removed which was just an Islamic State map with their projected territory - he'd posted it because it included Portugal and Spain, with the comment "I think those two were included for better football results?".

Daniel_Rf, Tuesday, 23 February 2021 11:57 (yesterday) link


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