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Thread: Facebook May Take a Bite Out of Apple with New Streaming Content Push

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    Quote Originally Posted by santacruzlocal View Post
    Its going to fail like google tv will!!!



    You do know that you can "Block" games, causes, pretty much anything and you'll never see a post, or request from it right ?!?!? I'm just throwing it out there !!!
    +1.

    Just like anything they're trying to evolve. Wether it's is successful only time will tell. Hopefully it won't end up like MTV...from music video to reality garbage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by feidhlim1986 View Post
    It's not hard to customise your notification settings ya know.
    The guy's point is that he shouldn't have to go out his way to modify his notification settings when he never elected to receive game messages etc...

    It's like receiving spam from a site u never visited or shared your email address with. It's annoying and inconvenient

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    Mock my words, Facebook will end up like MySpace. Using social sites to push content will be the death of it! People log on to socialize with friends and acquaintance. Not to be bothered with ads and the harassing of artist updates.

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    Opens the door to a new social networking site, Myspace & Facebook are both completely self serving at this point, what used to get me excited only pisses me off now. Don't log in for a couple months and come back only to scratch your head like "W....T.....F..?! WHY!!", why would I want to watch movies on Facebook? Ugh..

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    Quote Originally Posted by saunupe1911 View Post
    The guy's point is that he shouldn't have to go out his way to modify his notification settings when he never elected to receive game messages etc...

    It's like receiving spam from a site u never visited or shared your email address with. It's annoying and inconvenient
    You only receive notifications from games or apps or whatever that you sign up for by clicking the allow button when you use a game first day. You play farmville and say yes to notifications thats your problem and your responsibility to turn off.

    Thats like complaining that your iOS games and apps are "spamming" you with notifications
    Last edited by feidhlim1986; 03-08-2011 at 04:34 PM.

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    I hope Facebook isn't jumping the shark.

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    I do not like where this is going...movie rentals is not what Facebook was created for. Obviously Zuckerberg can take it where he wants but I don't think it'll go well.

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    U Are blaming Facebook when the WB its the one that came up with the idea. everybody wants a piece when a lot of money is involved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by santacruzlocal View Post
    Its going to fail like google tv will!!!



    You do know that you can "Block" games, causes, pretty much anything and you'll never see a post, or request from it right ?!?!? I'm just throwing it out there !!!
    I like my Google TV, very useful!

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    I tried it out today. With all the choices to get this content, I seriously doubt anyone would choose this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glassJAw View Post
    Na! not for me, Netflix and vudu Is more then enough for me
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    Well for newly released stuff, Apple TV works great for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by feidhlim1986 View Post
    And Apple were a computer manufacturer, they had "no business" getting in the music, movie, tv show business.
    Yeah they were a computer manufacturer that created the iPod. And what better way to advertise a product then by creating a program(iTunes) where you can buy or rent and download content onto your device from your computer.

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    Just deleted my fb account.

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    I hardly watch movies.... so not going to take advantage of this if fb does this!

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    Facebook is about to make a move in the text messaging industry too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StealthBravo View Post
    Well for newly released stuff, Apple TV works great for me.
    Exactly. Everything else I just go Netflix.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve-z17 View Post
    Exactly. Everything else I just go Netflix.
    Yes, I watch more Netflix than my Directv package

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    Quote Originally Posted by StealthBravo View Post
    Yes, I watch more Netflix than my Directv package
    Same here, (except I have Xfinity), but I definitely watch more Netflix.

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    yup... Netflix and apple tv too. Not sure I get this one or even why the Facebook god's feel that his would benefit their site. I think it's weird.... No i'm not gonna watch a movie on Facebook!!...lol

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