This is a big part of why my Facebook usage has been cut dramatically over the past year.
I don't want frictionless sharing. I want to be reminded to think before I post and If I want to share something I read, I want to actively do it, not have it happen automatically. If G+ ever goes down this path, I will be rethinking my use of this site as well.
Reshared post from +Dan Gillmor
Yet more evidence that Facebook is dangerous in ways that its users do not understand (via Columbia Journalism Review) — and this case involves the journalism business' either naive or abusive behavior. Media organizations are exposing readers of their journalism to seriously problematic "sharing" that readers plainly don't realize is happening.
This is not an aberration. It is Facebook's basic method. For allegedly responsible journalism organizations to be part of it, however, is a violation of audience trust.
The Ethics of Social News Apps
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