A Note About Facebook’s Walled Garden

I didn’t stop using Facebook because of a personal disagreement with its leaky privacy policy or its advertising strategy. I stopped using Facebook because of its increasing resemblance to Aol before becoming a content company. I disagree with the walled-garden approach to online life because I believe it’s harmful to the open web. If I can avoid it, I try not to invest my personal data in services where I see this happening.

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