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How to prevent people from adding me to Facebook groups?

How to prevent people from adding me to Facebook groups?

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Facebook groups are a great way to communicate and share with people of similar interests, however, some people tend to abuse this feature by adding us to groups that we have no business with. Until recently, I get added to random Facebook groups I don't like on a daily basis. These are groups I know nothing about and haven't heard of for the first time except when I get a notification that Mr. XYZ has added me to the group. So today, I tried to find a way to stop this spammers from adding me to their groups. Yes, I can stop people from re-adding me to their pointless spam groups but it seems Facebook hasn't figured out yet that they should add a feature to enable users prevent just anybody to adding them to random groups. SOLUTION Since there's no way to pre-stop people from ad...
“Social media strike” commences on June 4th

“Social media strike” commences on June 4th

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Some folks on the Internet are saying they will stay off social media on June 4th and June 5th as a way of showing dissatisfaction to the way social media platforms are being run. In a memo found on one LarrySanger.org, there's a proposal for something called "Declaration of Digital Independence" and the folks over there have launched a Change.org petition for people to show support to the cause and to stay clear of social media during the two-day strike starting on Thursday. Digital Independence as they put it, includes having full control of all private data belonging to a user by the user. They also want big social networks to stop acting like "silos" and allow posts to be seen across other social networks when posted on one. So far 512 people have signed the "Declaration of Di...