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Do you "like" tv show pages on Facebook?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by pmyers, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. dianebrat

    dianebrat drastically off narrative TCF Club

    Jul 6, 2002
    I did a few then went back and removed them all.
    They just don't "get it" and view it as a welcome to open the door and spam me with crap I'm not interested in.

    At one point I had "liked" a show and it worked well, I got reminders that it was on and new vs. a repeat, and links to behind the scenes pieces. However I then did the same to another and it was nothing but spam for other shows on the same network, after that, no show gets "liked" anymore.

    I could be more granular as to the settings for the "like" but I shouldn't have to jump through hoops to do that.
  2. pmyers

    pmyers Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2001
    Gilbert, AZ
    I certainly agree with you. I have "unliked" quite a few shows that take advantage of posting....But I find it so easy to unlike something that I don't worry about it until they abuse it.

    Walking Dead is another good page that I like. They post some great interviews that I don't see other places.
  3. hefe

    hefe Rebus Philbin

    Dec 5, 2000
    CO via Chi-town
    If I did want to follow a show's posts I'd probably just subscribe to their feed. Can't you do that without liking them? ( I'm not certain}

    Part of why I don't "like" things is that it causes you to spam other people's feeds with the fact that you liked something.
  4. Hunter Green

    Hunter Green Curmudgeon

    Feb 22, 2002
    Yes, Like and Subscribe are independent, have been for like a year now, you can do either without the other. (But by default, Like also gives you a partial Subscribe, and many people never see that they can do them separately.)
  5. laria

    laria Librocubicularist

    Sep 7, 2000
    Seacoast, NH
    It hasn't done that in a long time.
  6. aadam101

    aadam101 Tell me a joke

    Jul 14, 2002
    I follow many of the people on Hoarders. They let me know when A&E makes last minute changes to the schedule which seems to happen all the time.
  7. hefe

    hefe Rebus Philbin

    Dec 5, 2000
    CO via Chi-town
    I get spam about what my friends like all the time.
  8. lambertman

    lambertman To see you, Nice

    Dec 20, 2002
    What we're seeing now is paid ads by companies that are being fronted by listing a friend that likes that product (which IMO is more annoying). Any new things they like seem to be confined to the feed on the right-side column.
  9. laria

    laria Librocubicularist

    Sep 7, 2000
    Seacoast, NH
    Yes, this.
  10. inaka

    inaka Well-Known Member

    Nov 26, 2001
    Oakland, CA
    I like a ton of TV shows and movies on FB.

    There is sometimes spam when they want to sell a season or movie on bluray/DVD, but often I get to see some links or info about the show that I wouldn't otherwise know about, so it's a good way of keeping in touch with the TV show/movie.

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