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By cmdrda2leak follow cmdrda2leak   2019 May 24, 5:45pm 837 views   10 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


CrossFit Deletes Facebook and Instagram


For all the the talk of arbitrary, capricious, or ideologically motivated deplatforming of people, publications, and groups by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media platforms, there's been less discussion about high-profile individuals and companies deleting their accounts in response to what they see as unfair, unethical, or misguided behavior.

That might change now that CrossFit, the immensely popular exercise and nutrition enterprise, has announced that it is permanently pulling its Facebook and Instagram accounts. According to an official statement published yesterday.


https://reason.com/2019/05/24/crossfit-deletes-facebook-and-instagram-after-user-group-is-deplatformed/
1   MisdemeanorRebel   ignore (3)   2019 May 24, 7:43pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

GREAT news. It might be time for more companies to pull themselves off Facebook and Twitter.
2   Patrick   ignore (1)   2019 May 25, 1:54pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Nice!

Now if we just had protocols for many small independent sites to federate and replace them. Maybe the Mastodon protocol.
4   Hircus   ignore (0)   2019 Jul 8, 8:18pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

fuck ya.

Nice timing w/ the Woz telling ppl to ditch failbook.
"Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says most people should 'figure out a way to get off Facebook'"
https://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Steve-Wozniak-tells-us-what-he-wants-to-be-4768918.php
5   FortWayneAsNancyPelosiHaircut   ignore (4)   2019 Jul 8, 9:18pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

get off all social media and google while at it. i've been doing it, feels much better.
6   Patrick   ignore (1)   2019 Jul 9, 3:00am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Me too. I don't use Facebook or Google at all anymore.
8   FortWayneAsNancyPelosiHaircut   ignore (4)   2019 Jul 14, 4:21pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Patrick says
Me too. I don't use Facebook or Google at all anymore.


I just used FB a few times, mostly to promote Patrick.net
I really don't like social media, it's so fucking leftist. If they say anti Trump stuff it's fine, if you say anti Hillary stuff... you get a ban.
Very one sided stupidity.
9   rocketjoe79   ignore (1)   2019 Jul 14, 7:10pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

I still use Google - Chrome is required by my employer. Never Facebook, tho. It's like having a high maintenance girlfriend. Whiny and takes up too much time.
10   WookieMan   ignore (7)   2019 Jul 14, 8:53pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

CrossFit should delete itself.

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