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Beside the privacy concerns, it's sad that most people feel the need to share every little detail of their life with everyone, 24/7. What's the point?

Branding (signalling). Same reason people post pictures of their desserts with the restaurant's name, announce party affiliation, and tell you about a band you have never heard.

For some reason, many people form an identity from what they consume.

Why talk to anyone unless you think you can get something from them?

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