Facebook never forgets

The New York Times asks, “How sticky is membership on Facebook?

It seems Facebook “is still trying to find a way to monetize its popularity.” That translates to making it extremely difficult to have all your data disappear when you leave.

I sent the club a wire stating,
“Please accept my resignation. I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.”

— Groucho Marx

Facebook’s not using Marxist thinking. One disgruntled user has described 2504 Steps to Clpsing Your Facebook Account.

Apparently Facebook didn’t hear its members clearly enough after the Beacon fiasco.