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Monday, November 29, 2010

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Ghosty Kips

Robin was one of the good ones. I'm glad to see she's found a new avenue - but I'll wager she'll not be as happy doing this as she was with the early Lab.

Trin Trevellion

She talks so nice about f*cebook, it's kinda weird. I'm looking forward to Diaspora. At least, they won't sell our identities to all kind of marketing creeps. And I'm glad that where I come from, f*cebook is sued by consumer protection authorities.

Arcadia Codesmith

Facebook has many vices. But it has one important virtue: it works as designed. You never get stuck in Facebook as a glowing green cloud or featureless gray silhouette. Facebook doesn't make your skirt disappear when you walk across the wrong floor texture. Facebook doesn't randomly send you off walking through walls for thirty seconds like a ghost with a goal.

It might not get us Facebook numbers, but just smoothing, polishing and simplifying the first ten minutes of existance for a new resident would go a lot further than most people credit.

Ciaran Laval

Good luck to Robin, I was hoping she'd come back to Linden Lab, but that never materialised.

Arcadian Vanalten

How is she pulling off having a Facebook alias--Taliesen Protagonist--when that's specifically listed as a violation of the Facebook TOS? Has she simply not been caught doing that yet? Last I heard, anything other than your real name gets you booted.

This is one of the key reasons I for one will NEVER support SL integration w/ Facebook; they insist on full access to as much real info on you as they can get their mitts on despite a history of being far too cavalier with privacy and personal information issues.

I do have a Facebook account I use for professional networking, but I'm very careful w/ what goes there and who accesses what. It is MY choice to divulge my SL identity as I see fit, to whom I see fit. I do not trust Facebook to respect that if they ever gain access to that information.

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