Ok, so after reading the thoughtful response from Spock's Maia, I thought I must be crazy. I know that it didn't say anything about sending a mail to all those people when I clicked "Request Trust", but she says it would say that and posted a screen shot to prove it. Was I a dope? First, let's get one general item out of the way. Social networks typically classify people … [Read more...] about Post III: The Search for Spock
Ok, it's confirmed, Spock is another spammy social networking site. Except unlike Plaxo, which informed you before annoying everyone you know, Spock hides its intentions. If you got an email "on my behalf" from Spock today, and you're still my friend, I apologize. I would not have clicked the trust button if I had known it would email you... Here's what the email looks … [Read more...] about Spock: Spam is Not Logical!
I am so sick of social networking sites that send spam, pollute my address book, pry into my life, and otherwise screw up the very social sphere they are supposed to serve. Since these things are popping up like plastic moles at an arcade, it's hard to avoid getting sucked into one or two. And just when you think you're safe, suddenly another site is impersonating you in an … [Read more...] about “Social” Sites: Quit It or I Quit!