Comments on: Facebook account: free. Friends? About 18 cents apiece http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/03/facebook-account-free-friends-about-18-cents-apiece/ Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Bryan http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/03/facebook-account-free-friends-about-18-cents-apiece/#comment-363968 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 10:37:15 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18868#comment-363968 Not a bad concept, if done ethically, but challenging for many businesses to make use of it.

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By: krishnamurthi ramachandran http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/03/facebook-account-free-friends-about-18-cents-apiece/#comment-363945 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 08:04:51 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18868#comment-363945 This is the first time,i am noticing it.When Face Book,Twitter and MY Space social websites are free to be a member are a general notions.How can they sell it to get more friends through online or through some other means.This new way of getting friends from any social websites will not be good.Through all these social websites,we can get friendship,sharing of our views and some fantasies and not more benefits from them.

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By: Anon http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/03/facebook-account-free-friends-about-18-cents-apiece/#comment-363799 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:20:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18868#comment-363799 That’s quite disgusting

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By: Steve http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/03/facebook-account-free-friends-about-18-cents-apiece/#comment-363752 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 08:04:44 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18868#comment-363752 Is this really any different in principle to companies that onsell email, phone and other personal data to marketing firms? Why the fuss? At least with SM, as the article suggests, you can opt out. It’s harder to change your phone number to avoid telemarketers.

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