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unixronin From: unixronin Date: July 5th, 2012 01:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don't think the underlying concepts of "anonymity/privacy" and "social network" are inherently compatible. (Which is not to say that I don't find Facebook's "all your personal data are belong to us and our marketing partners" reprehensible.) Where I think LiveJournal jumped the shark is the day it added Facebook-style web "games".

(No, they're not games, they're recruit-your-friends timewaters.)
mr_spock From: mr_spock Date: July 5th, 2012 05:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh, those types of games are sometimes mildly entertaining, but you're right about most of them being timewasters. I tried playing a few of them when I was still using FB, and most I only played once. The best were something like 8-bit versions of Morrowind, which doesn't say much for them.
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