Good luck to all my friends using facebook.

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Praveen A

Oct 25, 2012, 2:53:55 AM10/25/12
Ready to start paying to talk to your friends? Now that you are
addicted, there is a better chance you'd pay. Its like giving free
cigaretts to kids
or allowing pirated windows by Microsoft (if you join a company and
all you are familiar with is Windows the company has to pay for

"It’s no conspiracy. Facebook acknowledged it as recently as last
week: messages now reach, on average, just 15 percent of an account’s
fans. In a wonderful coincidence, Facebook has rolled out a solution
for this problem: Pay them for better access.

As their advertising head, Gokul Rajaram, explained, if you want to
speak to the other 80 to 85 percent of people who signed up to hear
from you, “sponsoring posts is important.”

In other words, through “Sponsored Stories,” brands, agencies and
artists are now charged to reach their own fans—the whole reason for
having a page—because those pages have suddenly stopped working.

This is a clear conflict of interest. The worse the platform performs,
the more advertisers need to use Sponsored Stories. In a way, it means
that Facebook is broken, on purpose, in order to extract more money
from users. In the case of Sponsored Stories, it has meant raking in
nearly $1M a day."

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