Muppets Most Wanted – A Facebook Thread (inspired by my movie review)

Muppets Most Wanted – A Facebook Thread (inspired by my movie review)

After I posted my review of Muppets Most Wanted (as a series of Bullet Points) here, I shared it on FB and it created some great conversation on how the new generation of Muppet Movies compare to our childhood love of the Muppets. Since we are all old, that basically dates back to the original movies and TV series, as well as their premier on Sesame Street.

I thought it would be fun to just post…

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Noah – Movie Review (as a thread on Facebook with my friends)

Noah – Movie Review (as a thread on Facebook with my friends)

I have seen Noahtwice now and think it is a heady, beautiful film that finally gives the Noah story some substance beyond the kind of Sunday School/Bedtime story it had become in the last 100 years or so. I also realize it is has turned out to be a fairly polarizing film for a variety of reasons. I was thinking of writing a fairly involved review of my feelings for it, but then decided that the…

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Egregiously dumb thing I made for Facebook. Today has obviously started out a little slow for me.

Egregiously dumb thing I made for Facebook. Today has obviously started out a little slow for me.

I Hate Facebook EdgeRank

Facebook Edgerank is dumb.

It is intentionally designed to keep people and pages that I have purposefully opted into being included in my newsfeed out of my newsfeed.

Unless, of course, they jump through a series of vaguely defined hoops in order to reach a vaguely defined score based on a vaguely defined ranking process that would then make it possible for them to appear in my newsfeed…

Unless of course their status update shares a keyword or two with other status updates by other people or pages that I have specifically opted in to following. In which case, in those instances FB only shares the one or two most popular updates and forces me to ask to see the others. 

And of course, finally, this is all done in order for us to be more easily herded by FB into interacting in a way that is easier for them to monetize our online actions.

Yay, Facebook…