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SLFBPs

I am not on Facebook. I'm not going to be on Facebook. When a FPP consists of a single link to a Facebook page, it's not much use to me, since FB blocks half the page with a sign-up popup. Maybe posters could warn us private persons that we'd be wasting our time clicking on the link? Thanks.
posted by Kirth Gerson on Apr 4, 2017 - 90 comments

Metafilter mentioned (and linked) at Fast Company

"Why Academics Are Incensed By Facebook's Emotion-Manipulating Social Experiment" by Chris Gayomali
Comments on Metafilter filled a spectrum ranging from "meh" to furious: "I don't remember volunteering to participate in this. If I had tried this in graduate school, the institutional review board would have crapped bricks."
(See, was that so hard, New Yorker?)
posted by pmurray63 on Jul 7, 2014 - 23 comments

The Heat Is On

So thanks to this MeTa I found (and "Liked", of course) the MetaFilter Facebook page. Upon reading said page, however, one of the terms from the "Related Searches" section stood out: "metafilter convection oven". I am very curious to find out now why this is apparently a popular enough search to show up on the Facebook page. Is this merely a glitch on Facebook's end or is there something about ovens that I really should know and y'all can tell me about? What am I missing out on here?
posted by MattMangels on Feb 5, 2013 - 45 comments

Are we opening a social network?

Mathowie + Josh Miller + Branch = how babby social networks are made? [more inside]
posted by DarlingBri on Aug 13, 2012 - 77 comments

Facebook's Edit feature looks mighty perty; can I has edit comments plox?

Facebook has finished its roll-out of an edit feature for comments on wall posts/comments. If you have a Facebook account, I'd ask you to take a look at it. I think it works and would like to discuss why it could work on MetaFilter. [more inside]
posted by cavalier on Aug 8, 2012 - 386 comments

I can't find a post from long ago...

Facebook and Metafilter comment pranks [more inside]
posted by Ducks or monkeys on Jul 20, 2012 - 74 comments

Thanks to the community for the amazing commentary and analysis

Thanks to the community for the amazing commentary and analysis in this thread about employers asking for Facebook passwords. [more inside]
posted by rollbiz on Mar 21, 2012 - 24 comments

Locked Out... ... and erased from the Internet!

I asked a question and nobody answered. I asked again, then jessamyn deleted my question. Do I have the right to ask a third time? [more inside]
posted by shipbreaker on Jan 3, 2012 - 217 comments

Can I get a witness?

The offending link is, thankfully, gone, but I'd like a clarifying ruling from the mods on the policy of linking to user's private facebook (or G+, or what have you) discussions about other users, if that's not too much trouble. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Oct 17, 2011 - 230 comments

Improving links to specific comments

Pony request: visual indicator of a linked comment or answer. [more inside]
posted by roll truck roll on Oct 17, 2011 - 41 comments

Facebook MeFi group to go away....

Facebook has begun rolling out their upgrades to Groups, and the most popular MetaFilter one is scheduled to be canned. [more inside]
posted by softlord on May 11, 2011 - 61 comments

New Twitter/Facebook sharing options proposed

Check out the small new twitter/facebook share links on this thread (only enabled there as a test) and let us know what you think [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Jan 7, 2011 - 278 comments

Thousands of moderators

Facebook has an open position for a Questions Community Manager. The text itself is pretty fascinating with superlatives like"anything you can dream up", "thousands of moderators" and "the full resources of Facebook at your disposal". I obviously thought about AskMe and Jessamyn, and she agreed it was an interesting Meta post. Knowing that communities start from the ground up, I am especially interested in thoughts about how such a gigantic operation can be handled, if it can at all. [more inside]
posted by bru on Nov 1, 2010 - 24 comments

MeFi Failbook WIN

A six year old MeFi thread (one comment in particular) was mentioned in a Failbook entry. I think that was the last place I'd expected to see a MeFi reference.
posted by youngergirl44 on Oct 6, 2010 - 136 comments

MeFi / Facebook cross polination

As a traffic/stats nerd, I posted the P!=NP story today to my Facebook wall. That got me wondering, is a significant/noticeable amount of traffic on the Blue from non-member FB referenced visitors? [more inside]
posted by cgk on Aug 9, 2010 - 39 comments

Should I accept this friend request?

Hmm.
posted by mkultra on Jun 14, 2010 - 115 comments

save the facebook luddites

Minor pony/bug relating to profile-page links to facebook. I'm on facebook but I don't have one of those fancy-dancy no-longer-so-new fb-specific usernames; my fb page is still index.php?profile=number. If I enter that on my user page as my facebook "name", the link doesn't work—the punctuation is encoded.
posted by kenko on Nov 14, 2009 - 31 comments

Facebook Knows Me By Name, Not Number

PonyUpdate Request: The "Also On..." section of user profiles should allow you to link to your fancy new Facebook username. [more inside]
posted by sjuhawk31 on Jun 26, 2009 - 17 comments

Swedish meetups?

Has there ever been a meetup in Sweden? Are there enough of us to warrent a meet up or will the three of us just feel awkward? Maybe a Scandinavian combo? Malmö would be close enough for Danes to bridge, and for Norwegians to ski? (I keed)
posted by monocultured on Mar 28, 2009 - 18 comments

Privacy concerns for social networks*fnord* ?

am I the only person hoping for more tinfoil-hat in this question? [more inside]
posted by namewithoutwords on Nov 23, 2008 - 69 comments

Biblio is giving away pieces of flair!

I made you all some MetaFilter flair for Facebook. I admit to loving my shiny little flair buttons, and I was sad to see there weren't any MeFi ones to put next on my corkboard. So I made 3. They aren't works of art, but I think you'll like them. Just search for "MetaFilter" in the Pieces of Flair app. Enjoy!
posted by Biblio on Oct 3, 2008 - 19 comments

It was the best of times, period.

Big huge, ginormous thanks and hugs to Metafilter in general and Konolia in particular. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Aug 12, 2008 - 52 comments

How can I add Social Apps that aren't currently on the "Also On" drop down menu?

I'm "Also On" social apps that are not listed in the profile drop down box. Is there a way to add these? [more inside]
posted by doppleradar on Apr 14, 2008 - 65 comments

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