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Old 18 December 2007, 12:20 PM
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Computer Facebook Founder wants to know if Members are active

I received this twice on my "Fun"Wall today:

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Attention all Facebook membeRs.
Facebook is recently becoming very overpopulated,
There have been many members complaining that Facebook
is becoming very slow.Record shows that the reason is
that there are too many non-active Facebook members
And on the other side too many new Facebook members.
We will be sending this messages around to see if the
Members are active or not,If you're active please send
to other users using Copy+Paste to show that you are active
Those who do not send this message within 2 weeks,
The user will be deleted without hesitation to create more space,
If Facebook is still overpopulated we kindly ask for donations but until then send this message to all your friends and make sure you send
this message to show me that your active and not deleted.

Founder of Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg
I don't even know where to start. Oh wait...I do, I'll delete the posts.
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Old 18 December 2007, 12:23 PM
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I received this twice on my "Fun"Wall today:



I don't even know where to start. Oh wait...I do, I'll delete the posts.
I don't even have a funwall, but still manage to recieve messages from them somehow. I have come to the conclusion that they are breeding grounds for ULs and glurge.
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Old 18 December 2007, 12:54 PM
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I don't even have a funwall, but still manage to recieve messages from them somehow. I have come to the conclusion that they are breeding grounds for ULs and glurge.
Yes I've noticed that seems to be happening more and more recently. And the worst part is you can't do a reply to all like you can when someone emails you one.
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Old 18 December 2007, 02:46 PM
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Like James, I find that Funwalls and the likes are another breeding ground for stupid stuff like this. That's why I don't have one on mine.

And my friends know better than to send me forwards without expecting me to correct them.
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Old 18 December 2007, 02:47 PM
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I just wish funwalls were more, well, fun.
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Old 18 December 2007, 03:20 PM
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I don't even have a funwall, but still manage to recieve messages from them somehow. I have come to the conclusion that they are breeding grounds for ULs and glurge.
It was the same with me. I resisted for a long time, but just kept getting message after message posted on my FunWall even though I didn't have one. I decided to add it just to see what it was about. I'm regretting it, but know that even if I do remove it, it's not going to stop.

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I just wish funwalls were more, well, fun.
That's why I quoted the "Fun" bit in the OP. Afterwards I was wondering whether I should've been questioning its "wall" like qualities too.
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Old 18 December 2007, 03:35 PM
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I don't even know where to start. Oh wait...I do, I'll delete the posts.
Merci! I did not realise that you could delete the individual posts. I was looking for the X in the corner, but was overlooking the little word delete at the bottom.

I'm much wiser now!
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Old 18 December 2007, 03:37 PM
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That's why I quoted the "Fun" bit in the OP. Afterwards I was wondering whether I should've been questioning its "wall" like qualities too.
I didn't notice your quotation marks in the OP. Nice one.
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Old 19 December 2007, 06:07 AM
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So, I'm guessing that this Facebook msg is scam spam? Yep?
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Old 19 December 2007, 10:54 AM
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So, I'm guessing that this Facebook msg is scam spam? Yep?
I'm not sure where to look for an "official" announcement that it's not true, but it's not - I'm sure Facebook can find out very easily from automated statistics which of their users haven't logged in for some period of time. It's far easier to do that than to tell who's posted a particular item on their FunWall. (Is the FunWall app even written by Facebook themselves?)

I got one too...
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