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Internet Time Machine

Facebook’s not your friend

This story is part of the Internet Time Machine, a collection about life online in the 2010s.

Lately Facebook is getting a little too intimate with me. “Good morning, Leigh,” it coos. “Thanks for being here. We hope you enjoy Facebook today.” Then, like a slice of dystopian cafeteria lunch, it serves one of its abysmal “memories” into my feed, some forgotten years-old share, and when I tell it I don’t want to see that, Facebook scrapes apologetically: “We know we don’t always get it right.”

No, Facebook, of course you don’t. Remember how you started serving me wedding ads…

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