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Facebook Admits Tens of Millions of Accounts Are Fake

MYFOXNY.COM - Facebook's share price dipped below $20 on Thursday after reporting slowing growth and an admission of an alarming number of fake accounts.

In a quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the social media company said that as many as 83 million of its accounts are fake.

It also reported that as many as five percent of its active users have duplicate accounts.

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one would think they have

one would think they have algorithims that factor in their fake accounts.

Plus++++ .... they can generate buzz and make it news worthy like kony 2012 or the "arab spring" movement, where the humans pick it up and run with it since all the fake accounts are generating that buzz. I think they have algorithims to see how much buzz their fake accounts generate for the sheeple humans.

lawrence

Diversion Loss = Tight Oversight

Looks as though I'm the only one here who thinks FB's fake accounts are advantageous.

I think that because if FB is an algorithm octopus vacuuming information system for NWO, its fake accounts would blur activity. This blur is a buffer between humans and the algorithm accounts because attention from monitoring would be diverted away from humans. This diversion came about from saturation, an 83 million fake account saturation, that shifted the All Seeing Eye (think: Sauron's Eye in Lord of the Rings) to nothingness.

Without nothingness occupying that Eye's attention, I see only detriment to the individual if these accounts are deleted. If you thought monitoring was tight when these accounts existed, just wait until they're gone. Whatever is beyond accuracy will be the name of the game then. No hiding.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Relevance

FB may serve as an example for a universal internet id program. Facebook commenting is everywhere, even on liberty oriented sites. Luckily it hasn't made it to the Daily Paul.

Why is this here

Interesting, but why is this story posted on the daily paul?

Facebook is just following the example of the Federal reserve.

If inflating currency gives temporary profit to special interests,
why not do the same inflating the "social value" of Facebook?

Between the value of toady's dollar and the value of a Facebook account, its hard to tell the difference!

Conscience does not exist if not exercised

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up!
---Lily Tomlin

Is that supposed to be a bad

Is that supposed to be a bad thing? Last week we were complaining that they're too intrusive about "our" privacy. Have we forgotten facebook is a private company free to do whatever they wish, and nobody has either a right or duty to use it?

I get

friend request all the time from fake accounts lol.

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our Liberty. -Thomas Jefferson

The military uses networks of fake FB users to propagandize

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/mar/17/us-spy-oper...

I wouldn't be surprised if accounts like that are also used to make ad campaigns like Above the Influence (the National Office of Drug Control Policy's new version of DARE) look like a true grassroots movement.

http://www.facebook.com/AbovetheInfluence

LOL! I have a real one AND a fake one.

I have one just for friends and family with my real name, and then everything else with my internet name. Employers and everyone else go to facebook all the time to screen job applicants or just snoop on their employees. I don't have any blog posts at all on the internet with my real name. If my real name is googled, all that shows up is my facebook with a dog picture and my address from several years ago saying where I lived with my parents.

I want a fake FB account

To view public content that requires a log in. Anyone have instructions, preferably without IP tracking to my address?

just make

one, and it is fairly easy to change your ip address, just a couple of lines in the command prompt. I believe they tell you how on the site ehow.com, or just search google on how to do it. But be aware that changing IP really don't help unless you change the routers subnet address or ip idk, I might be wrong. Any person that knows networking correct me if I am wrong.

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our Liberty. -Thomas Jefferson

AKA Fakebook

Farcebook is a complete scam.

Farcebook is a complete scam. Scam for its users. Scam for the investors. Scam for the goverment. SCAM for the scammers.

wait, so who benefits?

wait, so who benefits?

I do

have a Facebook account I've used sparingly--to pass on Ron Paul information and to hook up with a few people from my past. I don't care for the site for various reasons...it really slows down my computer, for one. It also find it irritating that I am unable to read something there unless I log in. In addition, I honestly do not care if "you" are going to go take a shower right now, brb, etc. Those types of comments remind me too much of certain annoying people I see out and about who must have a cellphone plastered to their head--it's like they cannot function without it... Blah! Or, maybe I'm just too 'old school'?! Or maybe I'm just a miserable old grouch anymore. :)

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pssst.. my facebook account

pssst.. my facebook account is fake too.. It's just increasingly clear that the 'social media revolution' is more internet-bubble 2.0. I stopped using it because it's just such a depressing way to communicate with people. Online interaction is not a substitute for social interaction. In fact.. I could argue online interaction isn't interactive: you're just reacting to other. Reacting to stuff they put on there to get you to react.

It turns your life into a commodity...when you have a good moment you have to deliberate whether it's good enough to go on facebook. What if your friends don't like it.. and if you ever have a bad moment you know damn well not to pester your facebook friends with it, because the facebook world is ever-sunny, ever-funny and everybody is a succes.

If that's the future they can keep it.. But luckily I don't think it is. Around me everybody is either deleting their account or just doesn't use it anymore.

Flying dutchmen put on a fantastic show.

Live in person.

I sincerely follow your message. Much of what I wrote came directly from story tellers better than me. Let someone else explain what you want to say. It is oft much funner that way.
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In his essay How to Tell a Story Mark Twain lays out four basic qualities that make jokes and stories funny.

They are as follows:

1. “String incongruities and absurdities together in a wandering and sometimes purposeless way, and seem innocently unaware that they are absurdities.”

Twain believed that American humor was built on dry delivery. By adopting a distant, aloof, tone a person can get laughs as they “string incongruities and absurdities” together. The key element, for Twain, is the maintenance of the joke teller’s innocence.

2. “Slur… the point.”

Twain believed that detours in jokes are funny. It’s better to add details, tangents, and parenthetical observations to a joke rather than recite its summary. It builds tension and it disguises the joke’s final destination.

3. “[Drop]… a studied remark apparently without knowing it, as if one were thinking aloud.”

Twain felt that a joke teller should remark to himself “dreamily” and “in a soliloquizing way” in order to get more laughs. Wistful, off-the-cuff, public dialogue with oneself adds humor because it maintains the joke-teller’s innocence while sounding natural an unscripted. Today’s popular stand-up comedians do this all the time. After making a statement, they’ll address themselves in a softer, more confused, tone which adds humor and makes their characters seem honest and human.

4. “The pause.”

Twain writes, “The pause is an exceedingly important feature in any kind of story…It is a dainty thing, and delicate, and also uncertain and treacherous; for it must be exactly the right length–no more and no less–or it fails of its purpose and makes trouble. If the pause is too short the impressive point is passed, and [and if too long] the audience have had time to divine that a surprise is intended–and then you can’t surprise them, of course.”

For Twain the pause is the most important element of a good joke, but it’s also the hardest to master. It takes practice and the ability to study the reactions of the people around you. Twain is most weary of the short pause since it disguises the whole point of a joke. That said, when you’re unsure of how long too pause—it’s probably safer to indulge in a longer one.

Mark Twain believed that the hardest story to tell was the humorous one. He writes, “The humorous story is strictly a work of art–a high and delicate art.”
http://sambacharach.com/bacharachblog/proactive-stories/how-...

In my delivery, I might have gotten some of it wrong. No matter.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

I don't really know what to

I don't really know what to make of this but thanks I guess?

As wrote, I was interrupted.

My train of thought after my first sentence wandered. My response became quite general. Sorry for any confusion.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

no worries.. it was confusing

no worries.. it was confusing but interesting.

Substract one more

There is at least one account that the subscriber only uses to log-on to other sites. This user, whose name shall remain Jive Dadson, never visits facebook, ever.

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"Fully half the quotations found on the internet are either mis-attributed, or outright fabrications." - Abraham Lincoln

Facebook: the new genocide-database

... needs everyone to join... so they falsified their supposed popularity through the whore media liars and puffed-up numbers to get all the targets to "opt-in" by playing on their vanity. Vanity could prove to be deadly indeed if this new Hollerith system ultimately leads to their "end game".

http://www.ibmandtheholocaust.com/ http://www.documentarywire.com/endgame

“The only way to prevent global ecological collapse and thus ensure the survival of humanity is to rid the world of Industrial Civilization,” writes Farnish in the book, adding that “people will die in huge numbers when civilization collapses”. - Eco Fascist Keith Farnish

http://www.prisonplanet.com/eco-fascists-call-for-tyranny-to...

Facebook: Selling your personal stuff to any that come a calling

Facebook ™, whose business model relies on targeted advertising, is coming under increased scrutiny over the worth of its advertising model which promotes the gathering of "likes" from users.

"We've not seen evidence of a significant problem," a spokesman told us. [See no evil] http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19093078

A number of advertisers have been challenging Facebook to prove that the clicks they are receiving on their ads are "real" ...
"We generate a substantial majority of our revenue from advertising," the company said in its filing.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

So does this mean Mittens

So does this mean Mittens DOESN't have 3 million supporters! Just sayin

My patented suspenders holds britches up - Mark Twain, 1871

They'll hold yer shirt in & britches up. Ain't gonna need supporters.

Don't know what a Mr R supporter will do fer ya. Reckon he ain't got patent on 'em. No branding iron.

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Mark Twain Granted His First Patent on December 19, 1871
Mark Twain Granted His First Patent on December 19, 1871.Famous author and humorist was also an inventor

PRESS RELEASE

Samuel L. Clemens, born in Florida, Mo., received patent #121,992 on December 19, 1871 for an Improvement in Adjustable and Detachable Straps for Garments.

Clemens, better known as Mark Twain and famous for stories such as Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, also was an inventor and received a total of three patents. While living in Hartford, Conn., Twain, received his first patent for an adjustable strap that could be used to tighten shirts at the waist. This strap attached to the back of a shirt and fastened with buttons to keep it in place and was easy to remove. Twain's invention was not only used for shirts, but for underpants and women's corsets as well. His purpose was to do away with suspenders, which he considered uncomfortable. Twain also received patents for a self-pasting scrapbook in 1873, that was very popular and sold over 25,000 copies, and in 1885 for a history trivia game.

Twain also believed strongly in the value of the patent system. In his book, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Hank Morgan, the Connecticut Yankee, said "...the very first official thing I did in my administration - and it was on the very first day of it too -was to start a patent office; for I knew that a country without a patent office and good patent laws was just a crab and couldn't travel anyway but sideways and backwards."

Twain's patent, granted under the name Samuel L. Clemens, as well as the more than six million patents issued since the first in 1790 and the 2.3 million trademarks registered since 1870, can be seen on the Department of Commerce's U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Web site at www.uspto.gov .

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

The populations of CA, TX, NY, PN combined?

83 million fake, duplicate, pet... 955 million total?

Million State
37 CA
25 TX
20 NY
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82

US Census, 2010. http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/tables/12s0013.pdf

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Something smells fishy

Zuckerberg must have pissed somebody off. They been down on him since he went public. Probably would not sell any interest to the globalists. Maybe he didn't want to share private info with them.

Nah,

It's just the pack of dogs on a three legged cat effect.

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Facebook goes the way of AOL,

Facebook goes the way of AOL, Yahoo! and MySpace.

I just hope some other social

I just hope some other social network system supplants facebook soon as that's the only hope of breaking my wife's addiction to those darn zynga games.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein