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Show Of Hands October 4th, 2012 12:00am

Would it bother you if a friend paid money to Facebook to get his/her posts promoted to the top of your FB wall?

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acck Illinois
10/09/12 11:36 pm

NPR had a show this week about people who spend more time on fb are usually compulsive eaters & spenders... It was a great piece. This whole question makes me sad for those people!

arsayalayur Florida
10/09/12 4:13 am

Like liberal posts aren't borderline offensive and bigot-like to anyone...

pashn4rshn Virginia
10/08/12 3:24 am

My friends should pay me directly and I'll promise to read their wall first.

10/07/12 8:17 pm

F*ck Facebook

cautiously lost
10/06/12 8:39 pm

Why would anyone care?

10/06/12 5:00 pm

No- why would someone do that?

10/06/12 10:29 am

I would just think they were stupid

10/06/12 5:23 am

If FB offered this it would be the last straw and I would close my account.

10/05/12 10:55 pm

Yes, it would be all businesses doing it. None of my friends are going to pay so that I read what they say first.

10/05/12 10:18 pm

No, I don't read them as it is.


10/05/12 6:34 pm

I would imagine it would make more sense to pay money to have certain people's statuses show on top of YOUR News Feed, not the other way around.

rgum Texas
10/05/12 5:47 pm

That's how the capitalism cookie crumbles. Y'all don't know that?? This is America people.

10/05/12 5:25 pm

Not my money! If they want to pay for popularity that's their own fault

10/05/12 5:12 pm

Facebook sucks.

cato Santa Barbara, California
10/05/12 4:11 pm

Hilarious! Facebook is for teen girls. Who cares!!!!!!

dawl adulting
10/05/12 3:13 pm

Yes it bothers me. I already don't like people posting their "causes" on my wall.

10/05/12 2:08 pm

They are the one's stupid enough to spend money for something like that. Anyway, Twitter is my thing. Haha. Facebook can tend to be obnoxious when it's full of teenage girls doing "Truth is"

10/05/12 2:08 pm

If someone wants to waste their money on something so trivial, I don't have an issue with it.

10/05/12 1:35 pm

I wouldn't mind it. It only takes a click of the button to remove that friend. What kind of loser pays money to have their posts seen anyways?

markiep89 Illinois
10/05/12 1:26 pm

It's their money, I'll just ignore it like I usually do.

10/05/12 11:55 am

Good. He is pumping money into an American company. Good, he is putting money into the economy. Good, someone at Facebook is taking home a little more and then spending it at his local grocery store. Small business benefits, and it is a cycle. Bad economy is YOUR fault, not the presidents.

Gingerred primum non nocere
10/05/12 11:06 am

It would bother me because I go on Facebook to connect with all my friends, not just the ones who can afford to pay money to force more people to pay attention to them. I'd like to think none of my friends are that needy.

DeathSheep Michigan
10/05/12 11:00 am

No, it would bother me that they'd be stupid enough to spend the money

10/05/12 10:42 am

A fool and his money are soon parted.

BriD Illinois
10/05/12 9:46 am

FB is lame.

eshelmsc York, PA
10/05/12 9:41 am

Some friends' opinions I care about more than others. I'm not particularly interested in one of my old college friend's promoted opinion showing at the top of my list or something. I like how it is now where I can select people I'm interested in getting status updates about.

eshelmsc York, PA
10/05/12 9:38 am

Are you going to know that that person paid to promote their post? That's my first question.

BadWolf The Library
10/05/12 9:05 am

You wouldn't be friends with someone because they promoted a post? Thank zombie Jesus I'm not your friend...

Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/05/12 8:51 am

You aren't alone EB - hence the stock price tanking, MZ on the road trying to market his database to the Russians, and testing the waters with fees. I've been wrong before, but the whole FaceBook thing reminds me of Pet Rocks and Cabbage Patch Dolls, only sillier.

EarlyBird Portland
10/05/12 8:16 am

I don't understand the allure of Face Book.

10/05/12 8:14 am

I would laugh at him for wasting his money since I never go on face book. :!

10/05/12 8:06 am

I actually get bothered when my posts are out of "newest first" because I'm that anal retentive.

10/05/12 7:27 am

Why would it bother me? They're the ones wasting their money.

gonzoboy Arizona
10/05/12 7:25 am

It would bother me IF I had a Facebook page. Facebook is a generically huge club I find myself less and less interested in being a member of. 1,000,000,000 strong and growing! I'll let the 1 of every 7 people on planet earth feed Zuckerbergs bank account.

shooglenifty Texas
10/05/12 7:07 am

Mine is amount. I always want to add another m.

10/05/12 6:33 am

Not as long as I have the ability to delete posts and block posters.

10/05/12 6:13 am

It wouldn't bother me, I would just loose a lot of respect for them.

10/05/12 5:05 am

What if two payers post to same wall? Who would get the top post? Btw ridiculous idea.

10/05/12 4:53 am

Facebook, lol.

10/05/12 4:14 am

If u let it bother you you'll never make 100k a year so why don't y'all grow up and worry about yourself

10/05/12 2:46 am

I don't have a Facebook. Lol. I just happened to read about this the other day in the news.

10/05/12 2:45 am

No, Facebook just put out a limited release of this service to people in the US. It's in it's test phase to see if people want it or not. Then they will decide whether or not to go forward with it for everyone.

TiltonAllStarz Outside Ur Comfort Zone
10/05/12 2:34 am

I'd call him/her a dumbass, but it wouldn't bother me.

gademchick Georgia
10/05/12 1:14 am

If you could pay to have your posts at the top of the page I could ignore them so it would not matter.

monkees19 New Jersey
10/04/12 11:59 pm

It'd basically create ads I guess. I dunno I've never used Facebook.

sabstorie SoCal
10/04/12 11:49 pm

What's facebook.....

10/04/12 11:46 pm

Am I the only one who sees that the author of this question was really referring to google's search results and how they put paying customers at the top? It's really not that hard to see the connection when you realize no one would pay Facebook so their friends could read their posts.