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NOTABLE! Why Facebook is a Joke (And various social media/smartphone insanity)

Discussion in 'People & Relationships' started by MJ DeMarco, Jun 25, 2014.

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    It is.It really is.
    I was shocked myself.
     
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    I absolutely would use it. Even with no product.

    I would use it to build an audience, probably would start on YouTube and IG.

    Once you have an audience, it's much easier to launch, assuming your audience matches your product/service.
     
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    This shows two problems with the internet.
    (a) How incomprehensibly screwed up in the head it's making some people
    (b) It brings that to our attention. It's not enough to not watch the news anymore; because the internet will indirectly filter through specifically the most messed up things anyway.
     
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    What MJ said. Plus... if you start to build a following then you could figure out what products/services they’d buy, if at all.

    Consider using Facebook groups (and forums) as places to find people talking about needs.

    Curious why you’d start with YouTube and IG and not include Facebook in that. (My gut tells me to use YT and IG if posting content, and FB groups for learning about what drives similar people - and a quick way to find and help them.)
     
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    Facebook must be taken for what it is: a simple tool.
    Instead it's a drug.
     
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    Not so much guns but easy access to gun.

    Especially, assault rifles.
     
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    I would include FB in that, probably FB groups. But YT probably would be my starting point.
     
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    Oh and we can't forget the soon-to-be-convicted-felons so swept up by gaining popularity for live feeding their crimes - which, of course someone fails to tell them WILL be used as evidence in the court to convict them of the crimes they carry out.

    ...but I digress - I do agree it is a great tool for building business and using it for opportune feedback where Action, Assessment and Adjustment is concerned, since most customers would mostly be on some SM platform, but solely for such.

    I disconnected ALL my personal SM platforms back in 2016 - specifically when I recognised I didn't require validation from strangers on the net for doing regular, supposedly personal and human things; however, as I became more focused in business, I use it as an essential tool to connect with and obtain feedback about what my customers require and the best ways to deliver these requirements to them.

    I see it as a valuable tool for those business purposes mentioned, and like any tool, e.g. A hammer - it can be used to build remarkable things; however, if misused, can become a murder weapon, thus, SM, when utilised in the most effective way, can drive fruitful success in our pockets and amidst our customer-base.

    Just my 2cents!
     
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    Saw this on Quora and had to post it...

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    Something tells me the dictionary will soon be missing the true and real definition of 'quality time'.
     
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    lol, I still can't figure out the fascination of selfies and having a million snap shots of one's self.
     
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    I recently saw two kids on the playground, both hypnotized by their smartphones. Both might have been as well at home by themselves as they didn't need either the friend nor the playground. Addiction starts early. Imagine them as adults...
     
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    Just yesterday I saw where my friends and a large group of their friends are on a cruise. They had stopped at some island and were having a 1 handed water balloon toss.... all caught LIVE on Facebook. The whole process of them getting to the boat, on the boat and just about the whole time they are on the boat is LIVE on Facebook. My only thought was...... WHY?

    They have plenty of money but I'd figure that's also costing a pretty penny to be posting LIVE all the time. So in reality, the cartoon above is not really a cartoon. I saw it happening LIVE on Facebook just yesterday :)
     
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    This is still some of the sickest sh*t I've ever seen.

    Our generation is going to need to make new adjectives, just to adequately describe how f*cked up we are.
     
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    I feel like I'm witnessing a zombie pandemic and screaming my head off, "Zombie! Zombie! STOP! You guys are all infected and you don't know it !!"

    Instead of listening, the infected pulls out their smartphone and Instagrams a recording of me screaming "ZOMBIE!"
     
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    A few minutes ago I came very close to posting the link to several of them doing the macarana on a little sight seeing boat. I'm sure the other passengers were feeling excited that they were kind of messing up the tour. But yes, I watched the whole thing since there were females in bikinis :innocent: :halo:
     
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    Maybe they were reading the fastlane forum or checking their sales ;)
     
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    Marketing.

    Taking selfies with products can help spread the word real fast.
    I'm the former. :p
     
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    "It just happened". :rofl:
     
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    OMG, the poor guy needs to make billions to endure that harassment. Looks like he was as cool as you can be with it.
     
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    This is the very reason why I can't take videos posted on facebook or youtube seriously. A cop did blank... A blank did this...

    Video time!!! We need to post this on blank...

    I'm only getting half of the information being provided. Sometimes not even half.

    And they want me to make a decision based on that? I'll pass.

    Why I stopped paying for cable.
     

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