Reminder: these apps were never free — giving up your data is worth a lot.

Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1391389245961605120

@ozoned
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Because you posting everything about your life isn’t enough, instead we need all the telemetry at all times. PLEASE start charging for Facebook. I’d love some of that drama with my popcorn.

PMFL
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There are good alternatives, for all the services that facebook provides, I hope that people will become aware of it and this will make many abandon the group platforms.

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We who are aware. Let’s make it happen 🤞

Geotechland
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Would anyone here pay for facebook or instagram to remove ads?

grtcdr
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I’d pay not to ever hear facebook or instagram mentioned in a conversation ever again.

@Ghast
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I’ve donated a little to open source social media sites, so if you’re asking ‘would anyone pay for social media in general?’ then the answer’s ‘yes’.

Facebook specifically? No - it’s payed for by advertisers who like that they can target very specific demographics.

@jeffers00n
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It’s too late for them but I’d consider a paid ad-free/tracker-free social network if one were to exist.

@Raziel
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At least they are being open, and careless people can’t say “I didn’t know they collected so much of my data” anymore.

I think this is more momentum for the FOSS and self hosted social networks and for privacy awareness in general, or I hope it is…

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Even if most people would still use Facebook if it cost 1EUR/year just like whatsapp did in the beginning, I hope and think that people would then be much more critical of data breaches and advertising

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