The Regulars’ Return

https://digitalcitizen.ca/category/writing/Whatever happened in the universe today, a small piece of my world snapped back in sync again just like that. Just thinking again about some people I had not seen in months, wondering where they were, suddenly brought them all back out all of a sudden. It felt magical, as if the power of my thoughts were able to will things to happen. A nice experience to keep in mind the next time I need to have some things happen for me, even though this wasn’t something I was needing to happen for me.

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Facebook Deals Gets You Discounts, While Vendors Gets Your Info and You Advertise… FAIR?

As of today, Mon Jan 31, Facebook is offering deals in Canada through Facebook Places, although I imagine it’s slightly old news in the US and some other countries by now. What you give up in exchange is your “Facebook soul” in your demographic information, which could be singled out if there aren’t many users doing it at the same time, like at a small business, and you end up advertising with a status update that goes out to all your Facebook friends.

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