Facebook bans 'social suicide' app Social Roulette

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
Facebook has blocked an app that offered users a one in six chance of deleting their entire account. Known as Social Roulette, the app was designed to mimic Russian Roulette where a single bullet is loaded into the cylinder of...

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MilwaukeeMike

TS Evangelist
Silly is right... sounds like some bored devs got drunk one night and didn't have anyone sober around to tell them how dumb this idea was.

Regardless, I'll bet FB put a stop to it mostly because they didn't want to deal with the customer support issue of people wanting their profiles restored after they found the hard way that this app really worked.
 
G

Guest

That's funny. Nothing wrong with the app in my opinion, but it would be as stupid to play as it is to play the Russian version.
 

Trillionsin

TS Evangelist
That's funny. Nothing wrong with the app in my opinion, but it would be as stupid to play as it is to play the Russian version.
Really? You think that it is just as stupid to play "Facebook Russian Roulette" than would be in real life?

THAT is interesting... Deleted your Facebook account is equal to deleting your life... amazing how sucked in people get into the digital world... and I thought I was THE computer geek who sat around all day playing Minecraft. geez...
 

cliffordcooley

TS Redneck
Developing an Anti-Facebook Application, sounds like something I would develop if I had the skill.

Maybe Zuckerburg should rethink this and make this the only way to delete your account. We already know Zuckerburg doesn't want you leaving Facebook. Making deletion a 1 in 6 chance of success seems to me would be right up his alley.