• stopthatgirl7
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    356 months ago

    The fee on Facebook costs 9.99 euros/month on the web or 12.99 euros/month on iOS and Android, which currently covers linked Instagram accounts. However, starting March 1, 2024, costs will go up. After that date, linking your Instagram or additional Meta accounts to your subscription will cost an extra 6 euros/month on the web and 8 euros/month on iOS and Android.

    Oh yeah. That’s ridiculous. No one is going to pay that much per month for fricking Facebook. And they’ve got to know that. Their real money comes from all the data they sell, and they don’t want to actually risk it.

    • FlavoredButtHair
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      326 months ago

      Wait until years later they get caught “sneakily selling data of paid users”.

    • @Honytawk@lemmy.zip
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      136 months ago

      They know exactly what they were doing.

      Google makes 3€ profit per user per month on big video ads, the most profitable type of advertisements.

      There is no way Facebook makes any more than 2€ per user per month, so asking 10€ is blatant disrespect.

      And if that 10€ would mean they stopped tracking it would have some merit. But no, it just stops adverts, your data still gets used for everyone elses ads.

      Glad so many EU privacy councils saw through the lies and are suing Facebook.

    • @Abnorc
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      26 months ago

      When I was in middle school (over ten years ago now, lol) I could have imagined people paying that much. We did a lot of connecting and socializing on Facebook. Over time I lost interest in the site though, and I think after I lost interest it got worse.

      If anyone is still really entrenched in it with their friends, they may pay for it.

      Who are we kidding though. Anyone stuck with Facebook for whatever reason will just take the ads.