Blog / How To / Tips

Facebook Users Don’t Know They’re Online

There seems to be confusion as to what exactly Facebook is.  According to surveys from Quartz, there is a notable percentage of Facebook users in Indonesia and other countries in Southern Asia that believe that they use Facebook, but do not use the internet.

This is somewhat concerning, considering that Facebook would not be usable without the internet.  Sheryl Sandberg, the operation’s head for Facebook, admitted that there are many misconceptions when it comes to the distinction between Facebook and the internet. People in several South Asian countries apparently ask about phones and whether they have Facebook. They don’t want internet access, they just want Facebook.

It’s a testament to Facebook’s broad reach when users aren’t aware of the concept of the internet, but they know about Facebook.

Also, are there perhaps ethical obligations to ensure that everybody on Facebook realizes that they are, in fact, using the internet and that they can communicate with anywhere in the world through it? Facebook may have succeeded in getting developing worlds to use their social network, but they may need to do a better job of explaining what their social media platform offers.

 
Thank you for reading.  We hope you don't have any broken devices, but if you do, please feel free to look at our locations to find your local store's information!  The Doctor is here to help.

Our latest posts:

iPhone Battery Throttling

iOS 11 Will Allow iPhone Users to Disable “Performance Throttling”

You may have heard that Apple is throttling speeds on “older” batteries for iPhones, resulting in poor performance for the…
CONTINUE READING
processor

We All Have a Processing Problem

You may have heard recently that many of Intel’s Central Processing Units (CPUs) have a design flaw that could allow…
CONTINUE READING
Pokemon go event raleigh nc

Pokemon Go Event in Raleigh, NC

This is a FREE Pokémon Go event at Lafayette Village off Falls of the Neuse Rd. in Raleigh. It'll be…
CONTINUE READING

CRD Weekly Roundup

As we've been getting larger and reaching new markets, we get asked to contribute more to other people's content.  We…
CONTINUE READING
google incognito

How to use private browsing on common web browsers

If you spend a lot of time browsing on the internet, you're leaving a long trail of cookies, passwords and…
CONTINUE READING
HDD v SSD

HDD vs SSD

In our society where the technology landscape is constantly moving and shifting, people are always concerned with having the best…
CONTINUE READING