Hailey Iacono
Professor Turner
English 2
22 February 2012

"Facebook is Using You"

In this day and age technology is evolving so fast, it startles people, mostly the older generations. To the generations following them, it's normal, natural even. Video games and the Internet have been available since they were born. One of the websites causing dismay is Facebook, created by Mark Zuckerburg in 2004. In 2011, it was reported that Facebook had over 600 million users worldwide, excluding China. 250 million of those users were also mobile users. The average person spends 700 billion minutes a month on this particular website. In both my English and Journalism class this semester, I was ...

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ago. By not reading the terms and conditions and just clicking "Sign Up" I agreed to what I didn't take note of. - While researching, I took the liberty of clicking the links and one of the very first things stated was that they collect and share the information provided by users. It then goes on to tell how and what they do with it. In those terms the following is stated:
* For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (IP content), you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy [HYPERLINK: http://www.facebook.com/privacy/] and application settings [HYPERLINK: http://www.facebook.com/editapps.php]: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with Facebook (IP License). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted ...

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kenneled dog on the roof of his car. Individuals aren't basing their opinions of him off of whether or not he pays is taxes or what he's campaigning. They're basing it off of the fact that he took a road trip with is dog on the top of his car. Does that seem logical to you?
Facebook is not using us. In a sense, we're using each other. We're using it to keep updated and in contact with our closest friends, maybe even relatives that live in a different state. I love Facebook. It allows me to keep in touch with my aunt and uncle that live in Los Angeles and my grandparents and cousins in Oklahoma. Sure, I call and talk to them every once in a while, but Facebook takes it to a whole nether ...

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