You said..."I don't use Facebook so why should I care"?

Whether you’re a member or not you should care….
Facebook has amended it’s terms of service and of course it’s members, and I am a very active one are affected…so although Facebook brings me a huge audience, in fact most of my social media audience, I care about these changes very much…that being said, I have no plans to leave the site, but simply to be careful in the way I utilize the best advantages of the site while being aware of it’s drawbacks

“Facebook is now able to exploit your name, likeness, content, images, private information, and personal brand by using it in advertising and in commercial and sponsored content — without any compensation to you. Facebook is monetizing not just your images, but a sizable portion of your entire online identity"…

Let’s face it, this is not really new, even under the old terms it always could do this, but now your privacy settings won’t matter as they did in the past…
However, even if you don’t belong to the site, turning a blind eye to these changes is like hiding your head in the sand

“One of the things ASMP and its allies are most concerned about is that these usage terms and attitudes towards users’ content are becoming the norm.
Facebook is a leader among online communities and services, and as they go, so do several others. Turning a blind eye to these changes simply because you do not use one service ignores a more important change in the overall culture of the internet and how online companies view and respect users, users’ information, and content. Change does not happen in silence, but through the voices of many
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P.S. remember your images might end up on Facebook whether you like it or not and without your knowledge, so these changes affect everyone
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