The NSA scandal, AP phone taps and the sexting stories in the news have shown that everyone is watching. Only the foolish would post any of their doings, thoughts or wishes on a network so intrusively scanned by an increasingly nosey government.
Facebook is a victim of our current administration’s way of tracking the every day citizen.
The 12-40 year olds are moving to snapchat which promises that their postings will disappear in minutes. What teenager wants their family to see their party pics or notes on their newest boy/girl friend? Would you?
According to a Salon article, young adults are turning away from Facebook in droves.
Commercial properties are moving away because Facebook is increasingly becoming militant towards certain products, messages and leanings. As Facebook excludes certain segments of the population, they limit their audience.
Facebook has been aggressively targeting Conservative groups and those critical of the President. With most Americans feeling like the country is going in the wrong direction, how did they think that they could continue?
Facebook has become irrelevant because they decided to be politically correct instead of operating as a pure business model. Business survives because it brings in consumers – those willing to expend dollars for a product or service.
The free enterprise system does not harbor those who operate ideologically. The Obamas, the Facebooks, the MSNBCs, the Facebooks, the main-stream media – America isn’t as stupid as they suppose. That, is why they whither.