If you're looking for a reason to abandon Facebook, Richard Stallman -- best known for being a software freedom activist and computer programmer -- has put together this comprehensive list of reasons why Facebook is bad for you, backed up with articles and posts. Above, an image from My Dysfunctional Life.
I have never used Facebook. There is a Facebook account called "Richard Stallman" but it is an impostor.
Putting the photo of someone on Facebook (or Instagram) contributes to surveillance of that person. Please don't post any photos there that include me, and I suggest you avoid posting photos of anyone else too.
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|The Periodic Table of HTML5 Elements|
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|Going Without Social Media for a Week|
|Unboxing a Factory Sealed IBM Compatible PC from 1988|
|Termite-Inspired Autonomous Robotic Construction Crew|
|Reviewing Counterfeit Toys Made in China|
|The Unknown Reader|
|James Charles' Pop Culture Dollars|
|The Spaceship Propulsion Compendium|
|"This very internationalism that contributed to the apocalyptic disaster that ended the Bronze Age."|
|“There was not only automation but where the suggestion that humans had any control [...] was absent too.”|
|"Most of what kids currently learn at school will probably be irrelevant by the time they are 40."|
|“The release of methane from hydrate may be apocalyptic.”|
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