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What if Facebook got deleted?

BY Matthew Warner

| Posted 12/13/11 at 12:10 PM

 

I admit, there are a lot of days I wish Zuckerburg would wake up and just hit the delete button on Facebook. In a lot of ways, it would be refreshing. Think of all the extra free time we’d have. Think of how much more present we’d be with those sitting in front of us. Yes, it would be nice to just go back to the good old days, back before we had to make stressful decisions about whether or not our boss was also our “friend.” Or whether or not a cute little honey badger video would offend anybody.

But I think we underestimate the negative fallout from such a catastrophe, too. Watch this video to see what I mean:

I guess there’s no going back to the good old days.