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Posted 11 January 2013 - 12:09
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Posted 11 January 2013 - 13:35
Regardless of it's intention I think this is a terrible idea. Facebook should simply:
Costs no money and sorts out all the problems, as well as removing the need for the "Other" folder
- Restrict people who aren't "Friends" or "Friends of Friends" from messaging you at all. (Hence bye bye spam)
- Allow Friends of Friends to message you for free for a limited number of messages, perhaps to explain their connection so they can add you and then
- Allow friends unlimited free messages as per now
- Remove the capability for Applications to message your inbox, in any capacity whatsoever, keep using the Jabber protocol to allow chat clients to be unaffected by this change.
- As part of 4, stop merging chat and messages, it's stupid and unhelpful.
- As part of 1, remove the forced sign up for facebook e-mail with email@example.com, most the addresses are stupidly unusable (firstname.lastname@example.org anyone? (not mine)), and are open to spam abuse like all webmail.
- As part of 2, allow this number to be set by the user, including the option to allow unlimited messages, or no messages from "friends of friends" at all
- As part of 1, restrict people and companies who add friends to advertise to them, from sending messages (or make wall posts on the victims walls) at all for a certain period as punishment for spamming users
- As part of 1, add a feature allowing users to write a brief summary in the "Add friend" dialog so they can suggest a reason for adding them, incase a user isn't a "Friend of friend". This was previously possible before the Timeline approach anyway, so it should be no trouble to re-use the relevant code.
Posted 11 January 2013 - 13:39
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Posted 11 January 2013 - 13:50
And Enron, yes I agree with you 100%. I think Facebook is stupid and nothing but an excuse service to breach your privacy and learn everything they can about you and everyone you know. A very dangerous place to be sharing your personal life on.
Posted 11 January 2013 - 13:52
Posted 11 January 2013 - 14:10
Can you see a situation in which you'd pay the extreme price point of $100? Let us know in the comments.
Posted 11 January 2013 - 14:16
Posted 11 January 2013 - 14:37