[fb user]"Im not deletin my FB account anytime soon. We're in a constitutional crisis/slo-mo coup (in part thanks to Fb and Cambridge Analytica), & in responding it we'll need to share info. FB is how I stay in touch w a lot of people (incl many Im in touch w no other way), send out some news & analysis & occasional calls to action, follow many activists & find some news stories. Shutting down that capacity now wud reduce my range and access to info & allies, & I doubt it wud harm Fb."
On the subject of blank pessimism and outright rejection of #deletefacebook the words of the old song the red flag come to mind:
Then raise the scarlet standard high
Beneath its folds we'll live and die
Though cowards flinch and traitors sneer
We'll keep the red flag flying here.
It suits today the meek and base
Whose minds are fixed on pelf and place
To cringe beneath the rich man's frown
And haul that sacred emblem down
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