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Spammer Facebook : An open letter to you

Dear Facebook,
you are crap.
yes you truly are!
The friend invite policy of yours is crap. It is liable to slowly erode the face of facebook and dissolve confidence in the product by many members and most hurtful, non-members.

In the invite feature of fb, I accidentally accepted the fb feature to invite every single person that I have every emailed, CCed, or BCed in my entire life from Gmail. (hmm, a warning message would have been nice, once clicked, surely I would not have wanted to do that.)

Once clicked, I immediately realized my mistake. After the initial embarrassment of inviting my whole world, I got over it as “oh well, my mistake.”
Weekly email spam is sent out to these contacts, harassing that they join! Many unpleasant folks have contacted me and are very irritated at me and fb!

I found a way in fb to remove all of these accidental invites, but it conveniently doesn’t seem to work correctly. The following process/path I used and the error that I was confronted with:

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