Facebook is getting silly with its attempts to show users only what it thinks they are interested in. Users should have the right to filter content, not Facebook.
So, it is with this thought in mind that I will no longer share anything “original” on Facebook — not photos and not even the occasional antsy one-liners. The original will always belong to me, on my blog, and what Facebook will get is a mere copy. It is smart SEO and it is also a protest. There is a website called IFTTT which lets me do that.
I am still figuring out how to do the same with Instagram and Pinterest.
Never mind Twitter. I’ve always hated Twitter.
This, then, is a dry run. If you see this on my Facebook wall, then the IFTTT recipe works and this is how it will be from now on. Of course, I will still “share” the interesting things that friends post, and those aren’t covered by the IFTTT recipe.