and I’ve just tried re-loading my trip report to Cloudbirders as a PDF again -
and, again, it didn’t take.
> On 22 Mar 2018, at 1:26 pm, Peter Shute <> wrote:
> I just had a look at a few reports on cloudbirders.com, and some aren't
> hosted on that website. What's going on there?
> Peter Shute
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Birding-Aus On Behalf
>> Of Joshua Bergmark
>> Sent: Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:03 PM
>> To: Birding-Aus <>
>> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Facebook Groups for birding - time for a rethink?
>> Dear all,
>> I won't go in to the Facebook debate, but I want to bring the website
>> cloudbirders.com to the attention of everyone.
>> Cloudbirders has ultimately become the number one source of archived
>> birding information in the world, and people would do well to upload trip
>> reports to the website. Things cannot get lost there. It is now well-used
>> most of the planet by a large proportion of world birders, however Australian
>> reports are generally lacking. It is essentially equivalent to a worldwide BA
>> archive of trip reports.
>> I'd love to see more people using it, especially those who are worried that
>> the good old days of comprehensive trip reports are gone. Have a look at the
>> website and you'll see this is far from the truth.
>> On Thu, 22 Mar 2018 at 10:21, Jason Polak <> wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> I'd like to share that I remember when Facebook first came out as a
>>> company to the general public (as opposed to only being available to
>>> certain universities).
>>> At the time I was an undergraduate. Curious I checked it out, and read
>>> didn't respect privacy, so I never signed up. To this day I've refused
>>> to use their services.
>>> With Facebook, you are the product. Persona data misuse is not
>>> confined to the most recent scandal with Cambridge Analytica/Trump.
>>> Your data is constantly misused and sold. Privacy settings frequently
>>> change randomly and with little notice.
>>> Also, if you use Firefox I recommend Ghostery and Privacy Badger to
>>> block Facebook trackers on other websites from tracking you. And they
>>> do track you, even when you're not signed in.
>>> On 2018-03-21 09:07 AM, Steve Clark wrote:
>>>> G'day all
>>>> Is it time the managers of the various Facebook birding groups
>>>> sought alternatives? I've never been comfortable with a Facebook
>>>> account and
>>>> have one because of the need to be in touch via the birding groups.
>>>> With the recent scandal indicating high-level personal data misuse
>>>> fake news I think Facebook is really on the nose.
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