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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