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We had better to call them for what them actually are: "Private Service Network" if we really want be still generous or "Private Marketing Network"
All these networks:
Are not social media network, these are centralized and private network that offer some benefit and services to the people that decided to opt-in in exchange to sell their data to their real customers: marketing agencies, corporations etc... The intercommunication between persons is not the scope or the goal, it is just a service provided, the scope is the advertising and record of your data.
From time to time some whist-blower tell us all the bad and nasty things that these "Private Service Networks" are doing or have done, usually nothing related with the social aspect... As a matter of fact it is well known and studied this "Private Service Networks" or "Private Marketing Platforms" create a lot of social issues, especially within the youngsters!
This is my call:
if you are exposed on the internet with any means and you are agreed with me please start to refer to this technology the way they deserve and stop calling them "Social Media"!and if you have a better definition please share it with all of us!
Instead refer to them as #PrivateServiceNetwork or #PrivateMediaPlatforms