Mainspring Press Has Pulled the Plug on Facebook —
Here Are a Couple Better, Safer Ways to Stay in Touch
Mainspring Press has closed its Facebook account due to serious concerns over privacy and security violations by that company, and by certain companies and individuals with which it associates.
In light of the latest revelations — including Facebook’s sale of users’ personal information; its secret tracking of users’ off-site browsing, and of linked friends and contacts; its failure to monitor rogue app suppliers; its interference, knowingly or otherwise, in our political process; and its blind eye toward hate content, falsified news, and manipulation by fake accounts and bots — we feel that the risks of continuing to maintain a Facebook account far outweigh the rather meager benefits.
If you’ve been coming to the Blog by way of Facebook, we apologize for the inconvenience, but here are a couple of safer and even more convenient options:
(1) Click FOLLOW THIS BLOG in the left-hand panel, and you will continue to receive notifications of new postings
and / or
(2) Add https://78records.wordpress.com to your bookmark list for easy, login-free one-click access anytime.