Mr. Mossberg has spent decades chronicling the privacy implications of Facebook’s policies. On Monday, he opted out.
Walt Mossberg is far from alone in giving up on Facebook. But as a leading technology journalist who has spent decades chronicling the impact of Silicon Valley’s policies, his exit from the social network speaks louder than most.
Since it will be gone soon, I’ve archived a copy of his Facebook post.
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Very huge! I’m doing my best whittle down all vital info from Facebook and direct more info to my own personal web home.
Let me know if you need any help bouncing around ideas or implementing code to make it a reality.
This post reminded me to close a few other social media accounts I haven’t used in years.
Mashable had a list of social media account finders several years ago that might help. Just remember to export any personal data you might want to keep before closing shop. I’ve got a huge list I’m going to slowly work my way through.
Twitter and Meetup.com are the only proprietary social networks I continue to use. Meetup makes the cut for in-person networking. Twitter remains for now.