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11. Randi Zuckerberg Dec 27, 2012, 13:37 Quboid
From the article, emphasis is the article's author:

Out Of Proportion?

But then Randi took everything to a whole new level of mental when she summed the whole thing up with a tweet: "Digital etiquette: always ask permission before posting a friend's photo publicly. It's not about privacy settings, it's about human decency."

Yes, she said that: human decency. Because this dumb issue about her dumb photograph is that important.

How loaded is that? A tweet is referred to as "a whole new level of mental", when all she does is state that it's human decency (emphasised by the author, as if this is some strange request) to ask before making public something that was shared privately. She was naive to not think of this happening, but she is at worst mistaken and in an ideal world, she'd be right.

Then her photograph is dismissed as "dumb", which is an irrelevant insult, and then again human decency is emphasised as if she's making a big deal out of it. It is loaded to make her look like she's ranting when she's not, and to make a comment about human decency make her look like a "first world problems" bitch who's comparing a shared photo to some grand human rights crusade like the civil war in Syria.

All this for someone who hasn't actually got anything to do with Facebook. Who is out of proportion here?

This comment was edited on Dec 27, 2012, 13:43.
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