Episode 1: Leaving Facebook?

This second episode was originally recorded in March, abruptly ended, and then was not completed until April due scheduling. In it, Chris and I discuss the hot topic of Facebook scandals and where you might go if you decide to leave Facebook.\nShow Notes \nThe originating articles that kicked off the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica issue: \n\n3/16/18: Facebook\u2019s Newsroom: Suspending Cambridge Analytica and SCL Group from Facebook by Paul Grewal Protecting people\u2019s information is at the heart of everything we do. \n3/17/18: The Guardian: Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/17/cambridge-analytica-facebook-influence-us-election \n \n\n3/17/18: New York Times: \u201cHow Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook data of Millions\u201d: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/17/us/politics/cambridge-analytica-trump-campaign.html \n \n \nOther related articles: \n\nAnil Dash: Article bringing the Facebook issue back around to regaining the good parts of the \u201cold\u201d web\u201d https://medium.com/@anildash/the-missing-building-blocks-of-the-web-3fa490ae5cbc \nHow To Change Your Facebook Settings To Opt Out of Platform API Sharing (Electronic Frontier Foundation) https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/03/how-change-your-facebook-settings-opt-out-platform-api-sharing \n3/24/18: Ars Technica: Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones \n \nRecent Documented Facebook Quitters: \nJonathan LaCour: https://cleverdevil.io/2018/ive-officially-deleted-my-facebook-account-and \nEddie Hinkle: https://eddiehinkle.com/2018/03/22/5/article/ \nNatalie Wolchover: https://twitter.com/nattyover/status/975711260221362177 \nNew York Times Profile of multiple quitters: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/21/technology/users-abandon-facebook.html \nIndieWeb Wiki related pages of interest here: \n\nhttps://indieweb.org/why \nhttps://indieweb.org/principles \nhttps://indieweb.org/Facebook \nhttps://indieweb.org/silo-quits \nhttps://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/6074 \n \nPotential simple places to move to when leaving Facebook \n\nMicro.blog for $5/month (or bring your own web site for free) \nMastodon \nWordPress.com \nTumblr.com \nWithKnown (Paid service or host your own) \nWordPress.org (self-hosted or managed) \nOther possible projects/options: https://indieweb.org/projects \n \n \nSebastian Greger\u2019s Privacy policy: https://sebastiangreger.net/privacy-policy/ \nMastodon not supporting Webmention specification: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/6074#issuecomment-378452136


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