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Old 06-26-2012, 03:07 PM   #31
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Steve, Bakechef, Taxlady, I really enjoy Facebook too. People seem to get quite paranoid about it, likes its voodoo or something. I've used it for years now, no problem.
It's not Voodoo, it's invading your privacy and putting it at risk. The people who have FB accounts are the product and the advertisers are the clients. They cater to their clients. The "apps" want to know far more info than I think they could possibly need. Some of the apps ask you to grant permission about using your friends' info. It really is kind of creepy.
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:28 PM   #32
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I want to get rid of FB, but don't know how. HELP!
I googled it. It takes two weeks.

I didn't get rid of it because of big brother reasons I get rid of it for other reasons.
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:31 PM   #33
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I got rid of it because I got tired of the only responses from friends and family were to join in their silly games.
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:43 PM   #34
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I got rid of it because I got tired of the only responses from friends and family were to join in their silly games.
The only reason I joined was to be able to see pics of my grandson. I have other ways of seeing the pics. I no longer need FB. So how do I get rid of it? I can't find anything there that will lead me to unjoin.
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:46 PM   #35
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The "apps" want to know far more info than I think they could possibly need. Some of the apps ask you to grant permission about using your friends' info. It really is kind of creepy.
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I got rid of it because I got tired of the only responses from friends and family were to join in their silly games.
I agree the apps and games are annoying. I have app requests blocked, and my friends know better than to send me game invites. If I have to say something to someone more than once, they are no longer on my friends list. Simple as that. Nothing personal against anyone.
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:46 PM   #36
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The only reason I joined was to be able to see pics of my grandson. I have other ways of seeing the pics. I no longer need FB. So how do I get rid of it? I can't find anything there that will lead me to unjoin.
Sorry, Addie, I would have to rejoin to find out what I did to get rid of it the first time. I know it's in the user settings, but do not know the direct path, I gave it up about two years ago.

I did find this: How to Permanently Delete a Facebook Account (with screenshots)
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Old 06-26-2012, 04:14 PM   #37
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I agree the apps and games are annoying. I have app requests blocked, and my friends know better than to send me game invites. If I have to say something to someone more than once, they are no longer on my friends list. Simple as that. Nothing personal against anyone.
I have the same rules with my friends.

The apps that are particularly annoying to me are the ones that show up when you click a link to a video or news item that someone has posted. Yahoo comes to mind. They want to know all kinds of personal stuff. I already have a Yahoo account and they never asked that stuff for that.
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I have games and apps blocked, don't play any of them.
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Is there a way to block all games and apps?
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:25 AM   #40
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I dont use any apps or games and block them. Yes Taxlady just go into your account settings - take some time just to have a good look and make sure you are happy with your settings, its not difficult to do and then you are sorted.

You can block people too.
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