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Bd2
13 days ago

Facebook ?
Who cares…….

C.Lee
13 days ago

A lot of folks are getting fed up with Facebook for many different reasons. I was banned from Facebook for several weeks for sharing one of President Trump’s speeches (I couldn’t even send personal messages to friends and family members, so I realized how worthless Facebook is for that), so I took that “time off” to join MeWe, and then deleted all the personal info from Facebook that I could…going all the way back to the beginning, over ten years worth. One benefit of deleting all that personal info is that they no longer know what to try to sell you. It’s humorous the ads I see now. I still use my shell Facebook account, but only for politics, bashing Facebook itself, and to try to get folks to move to MeWe. Facebook has gotten “too big for it’s britches”, so to speak. MeWe is refreshing in that folks can talk about stuff without censors interjecting (Facebook calls them “fact checkers”), but moving to MeWe won’t help you with avoiding spammers, they’re all over social media.

Gene M
13 days ago

Well. it took a long time, but I finally have a subject I can agree with you on – leaving facebook. Bravo.

Larry
13 days ago
Reply to  Gene M

Funny but I too have been thinking about closing our face book account… tired of the garbage that I see… and I have everything turned off so I never even know the account is there unless I sign on… the only reason it exists is because of family… my biggest reason for turning on my computer is to read this newsletter… other than using it to pay obligatory bills… or play solitaire… sigh…

Admin
RV Staff (@rvstaff)
13 days ago
Reply to  Larry

Thank you for turning on your computer to read our newsletters (in addition to paying bills and playing solitaire), Larry! We sure appreciate that – and you! Have a great day, and stay healthy! 😀 —Diane at RVtravel.com

Uncle Swags
13 days ago

Isn’t it remarkable that the addicts of social media have absolutely no social skills. Many younger people are desperate for a real conversation with a real human being who lives in the real world. The shine is clearly coming off the turds that are facebook, twitter, tinder, et al. Put down the phone, step away from the computer and go out and play.

David Stansbury
13 days ago

Thank you for taking a stance.

jillie
14 days ago

Facebook has something called facebook police. If you do not say the right things or be quiet and do what they say you are blocked or even worse have your account cancelled. I am noticing words I use to say can put you in FB jail. There is a group trying to get Michigan to reopen and have found they have had to rename the group less that group is taken down. Slowly but surely we are noticing and I am noticing in a lot of groups a lot people are leaving because they are fed up with the nazi tactics being used. Don Bongino created a group called Parlay and they almost got shut down as well. He has had issues as well. FB is not a nice place to be. So I play games and thats about it. I don’t blame you for leaving. FB has become far too left for me. Might want to check out Parlay.

Gene M
13 days ago
Reply to  jillie

MeWe is more of a replacement for those abandoning facebook, Parler is more like twitter.

C.Lee
13 days ago
Reply to  Gene M

Exactly. And when Facebook’s big “purge” started, I joined both, and don’t regret it in the least. Parler is now back, and growing again, and it’s nice to discuss things on MeWe without having Facebooks censors interrupt. (They call them “Fact Checkers”, but I think we all know what they really are.)

David F.
14 days ago

Looking forward to following you to the new forum. Hope it is mobile device friendly!!!

Catherine Hayes-Sheen
14 days ago

Can you please allow us to save this song to my computer? I’ve tried and cannot seem to do it.

Admin
RV Staff (@rvstaff)
14 days ago

Hi, Catherine. Here’s a link to Tennessee Ernie Ford’s version of The Ballad of Davy Crockett on YouTube: https://youtu.be/5ACYcD1ce5E
And here’s the version I remember, by Fess Parker: https://youtu.be/txcRQedoEyY
Enjoy! 😀 —Diane at RVtravel.com

Dan (living in the dark ages)
14 days ago

Facebook? Really? If Facebook closed their doors tomorrow I wouldn’t even notice. If it had remained a toy or a means of entertainment I might have more interest, maybe like YouTube. But our culture has become so dependent on social media, Facebook, that people rely on it as much as air or water. Some of my friends have invited me to be friends on Facebook but I refuse to set up an account. I just tell them to call me instead, but I’m really thinking “Oh, please get a life”. We will all survive even if we aren’t connected 24/7. Worst of all social media, like Facebook, has replaced news with opinions and facts with feelings. Also, I have a cell phone, but I have actually left it at home on many occasions.

Gary Johnson
14 days ago

I cannot be alone in the opinion that one of a few stalls in a campground restroom is an inappropriate place to be leisurely reading or doing a crossword puzzle. While everyone has ‘a right’, having consideration for your fellow visitor would be nice. While I’m happy this person found amusement in this, perhaps if he was one on the other side of the door he might have felt differently. I have always felt camping’s number one rule was your treatment and respect for fellow campers.

JEB
14 days ago
Reply to  Gary Johnson

I am with you Gary Johnson. Either S–T or get off the pot.

Rick
14 days ago

Glad you left Fascist Book. Try out MeWe. You might like it

Roger B
14 days ago
Reply to  Rick

Maybe try Parler when it gets back up and running.

Joe
14 days ago

Thank you for leaving Facebook! Thankfully I came to the same realization 3 years ago and instantly had a sense of relief when I cut the tie and you also had the same experience. I am looking forward to the new forum!

John Macatee
14 days ago

I totally agree with your assessment of facebook and mark zuckerberg . He and his management/censorship team are doing this country a lot of damage. THANK YOU

John Skinner
14 days ago

I’m not fan of Zuckerberg either, but I really don’t condemn folks for what they did in their youth, especially college youth!
I was sort of wacko when I was in school, but life changes you as you grow up, though I admit I know some older folks that NEVER grew up. Our culture today seems to always judge someone by what they did 20, 30 or even 200 years ago. Look at the schools that are changing their names! George Washington is not good enough for a school? Yes, he had a slave. What do suppose the thinking was back then? How many thousands of others had slaves as well? Are folks in the future going to shun us because we drove RV’s and added to the pollution? Burned brush in Northern California? What a terrible guy. Things change. What is a persons inner self like? is he honestly trying to do good things for his fellow man? I think George was, and Zuckerberg probably regrets the chick comparisons as well

John Macatee
14 days ago
Reply to  John Skinner

Judging by his actions i believe he doesn’t regret any of his decisions.

Joe
14 days ago
Reply to  John Skinner

I agree that the things I had done or said in my younger years could be embarrassing in today’s world I however noticed that many in America only want to cancel some culture and let other people’s past alone. As an example like you have said names on buildings, roads and etc have and will be removed because of their past actions and beliefs.
if you drive through the beautiful state of West Virginia you will see that many places are named after the late Senator/Representative Robert Byrd. Byrds past beliefs and actions are not at all stellar and in line with today’s thinking. At one time Byrd was a Grandmaster of the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan that he started! I always wonder why his name was not at ground zero for removing.