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I am a former FB user. I have NEVER looked at an ad on FB and don't know of anyone who has. That said, I want to talk about their claim of 900,000,000 users. This is a bogus figure. FB never factors in closed accounts, and unused accounts. Furthermore, if one were to close an account and then open another account FB would count that as 2 users.
There is no way to know how many actual users FB has. It is certainly not what they say. And who ARE these users that will be so valuable to advertisers? With an international reach as they boast, I am sure MZ has the Pakistan, Nigerian, Kazakstan, Ukraine markets covered. And I am sure he does very well with junior college dropouts as well. Go for it advertisers!
What is most interesting to me now is something I saw yesterday. I was in an upscale boutique, and there in the store was a FB sign that said, "text all your friends and tell them that you are here,RIGHT NOW!!" You don't have to be a PHD to understand what is going on here.
They are collecting and tracking data, which will be sold. You may say that Google does the same. However, Markie Z's track record of lying, using, and screwing over people cannot be overlooked. As CEO, He is responsible for the IPO fiasco. If he wasn't aware of what the banks were doing,then he is the most INCOMPETENT CEO. Guess what world? The next bulletin board is coming. Till then I'll be fine without FB. I don't want to be friends with Markie Poo.
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