What Is Facebook Really Costing You?

We all get a lot from them, whether it’s for personal or professional reasons.

You can stay in touch with family and friends via text, video, or even phone calls on Facebook. Why pay to use your phone when you call people in another country for free?

a couple embracing while both looking at their phones behind the other’s back
a couple embracing while both looking at their phones behind the other’s back
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So how can something with SO many benefits and a few downsides be free?

Hint…

It’s because Facebook wasn’t free after all.

We don’t pay with real money to use these services. They really ARE monetarily free.

Google and other websites have this same information about you.

Google follows you around from website to website, and Facebook knows that you visited a website they sent you an ad for three weeks earlier.

So, the next time you go to sign up for the next big (free) thing, make sure to ask yourself, “is it worth the price?”

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