"[...] Facebook sent me a cease-and-desist letter. The company demanded that I take down the tool. It also told me that it had permanently disabled my Facebook account ... Pointing to a provision in its terms of service that purports to bind even former users of Facebook, Facebook also demanded that I never again create a tool that interacts with Facebook or its many other services in any way."

jwz.org/blog/2021/10/unfollow-

(Note: No need to share that you deleted your account, sport. So did I.)

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@craigmaloney

Given that it’s very difficult to actually delete your FB account (it will stay around for a year and undelete if you ever log back in), it seems like this is a good way to get your account actually deleted.

@craigmaloney @suetanvil don’t worry though: I’m sure they’ll keep a shadow profile around even if you can’t use the site; just to ensure you’re not up to no good, I’m certain

@antifuchs @craigmaloney

No, it’s for the perfectly legitimate reason of getting your connections to vote in their preferred way.

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