I do not have a Facebook account. I do not like to share and open my whole life. I do not like to upload private pictures to some company’s server, and they do whatever they want with them.
I do not like to compare myself with others. Affirmation seeking is another trend and problem in today’s Society. If you don’t get “likes”, you feel bad. If you forget to “like” your friends stuff, they feel bad.
I value privacy more than ever.
One thing I have learned recently is what these “like buttons” do on websites you visit. Piwik.org says:
“When you visit a website with a Facebook Like button (or any other FB functionality) your browser will send data (and your IP address) to Facebook. Recently it was made public that Facebook creates shadow profiles (slashdot.org) of logged out users. This means that even if you are logged out or not a Facebook member, they still keep track of the websites and articles your IP address (and other browser unique identifiers) was looking at.”
Learn more about privacy and anonymity here: