The 401st Blow :: Thoughts On Media

A Small World = Spam

Posted in Content, Technology by Noah Harlan on November 5, 2010

I’ve felt for a while that the ‘social networking’ site A Small World is really nothing but opt-in spam for nouveau riche wannabees. Today I changed some preferences so I would receive less daily junk mail from them promoting cheap Euro-Trash-esque products. Then I saw this confirmation screen:

Take a closer look at that highlighted section:

I’m sorry. An auto-unsubscribe button that takes 10 days? That’s a site that is desperately trying to cling to a failing business model by saying ‘fuck you’ to their audience.

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