I have never thought of myself as a spammer. In fact, I am one of the millions who simply don't like spam. But now that I'm blogging, I have crossed the line, without even intending to cross it. There's a list of people that pops up daily on my Facebook, asking if I would like to send a friend request to anyone on it, because we have so many people in common. Well, there were a few that had hundreds of people in common, so I highly suspected those people were bloggers, or people who liked to read blogs, and I clicked on a few of them to request the friendship.
Boy, was I w-r-o-n-g.
Today I signed into my account to get a warning that my 'friend' privileges had been suspended because I sent requests to multiple people who reported me for spamming them because they don't know me. For the next 7 days I cannot send friend requests. That means that officially, I'm now a spammer. But I didn't mean to be. A big sorry to the folks who thought my friend request was so annoying that they had to report it to Facebook, lolol! Sorry, it's just humorous to me. :) But really, I didn't mean to spam anyone, and certainly, I shan't be going that route again, and I am sharing the experience with my readers so that they can avoid the shame and humility that goes with a 7-day Facebook Friend Request Ban, not that any of you would be so silly as to do what I did ;) .
And the beat goes on...