Expensive associates, Dear Facebook,…

Expensive members, Expensive Fb,

**Significant! **Do you want to enable us? Then you should read me through to the close. I would like to share this with you, so that you may well realize and support us.

I’m functioning Watch from my window since March 2020! Since March 23rd, I have been struggling with FB and its algorithms which make the administrators’ task very challenging. The simple fact that the bulletins posted in the highlighted part do not attain adequate customers, and as a result are not examine, has had a authentic impression on the administration of groups and hence on our mental wellness.

Administrator’s bulletins must look routinely and in precedence in the members’ information feed. It is not the case.

Nonetheless, the directors are the spokespersons of the team.

Our personal messenger boxes are overflowing with 2 most important subjects:

  1. Why is my image rejected?
  2. In which can I buy the e-book? How much does the e-book value? Do you supply to my place?
    The answers to these inquiries can be identified in the announcements… We won’t be able to response the hundreds of personal messages as you can envision.

Did you know? Last 12 months of the +/- 600,000 posts we gained, we “only” permitted 250,000. The rest did not abide by the procedures. (Rejecting a post is hardly ever enjoyable)

I am extremely frequently in a state of anger, experiencing a wall. The wall of algorithms.

The administrators weaken, drop braveness and in some cases give up their part.

But VFMW can’t live without the administrators and moderators who are in the track record and do a titanic and voluntary task. They course of action the hundreds of posts submitted, a single by one, on the foundation of the principles, with full objectivity. These procedures make the “good quality” of the team and what it is right now.

The energetic admin/modo are at present about twenty. They arrive from all over the globe so that the images can be released at any time of the day or evening. They do the job 24/7, 150 hrs a 7 days, in their no cost time… or rather, they donate their absolutely free time. Volunteering. No, FB does not spend us.

View from my window has much more than 2.6 M users nowadays. I’ll give you an case in point: an announcement reaches an average of 7,000 customers when a look at from a member reaches nearly 1 million!

The only alternative: when the announcement will get folks to interact, by likes or remarks.

Announcements are essential communications these as reminders of policies, guide releases, article content from the world’s media about the group, anecdotes, forthcoming projects, powering the scenes, etcetera…

Choose a glimpse at the latest types:

📌 https://www.facebook.com/groups/viewfrommywindow/permalink/1263646214264344/
📌 https://www.fb.com/545268508/videos/1138161607041324/
📌 https://www.facebook.com/teams/viewfrommywindow/permalink/1262546794374286/
📌 https://www.fb.com/teams/viewfrommywindow/permalink/1261475401148092/
📌 https://www.facebook.com/groups/viewfrommywindow/permalink/1237250396903926/

Looking at the principles, looking at the bulletins in the featured portion, is to be an active and respectful member of the group.

Also I am even now looking at *”Oh genuinely! a e book is out”?
*Guides is a success, the critiques from the associates them selves are amazing. They all testify that it is a “piece of history”. I am delighted to read through their comments.
But I would have favored all people who was portion of the group to have at least been knowledgeable of this e-book: “Perspective from my window”. Shots and stories which accompagne are the world wide historical testimony of our lockdown, sharing, compassion, and appreciate.

We are pouring an outstanding quantity of heart and soul into Watch from my Window, but at times managing the team becomes a struggle fairly than a enjoyment… Confident it’s great to make people pleased, but our possess life is valuable too.

So Dear Mark, if you have a top secret, a checkbox I’ve been seeking for just about 2 many years, or a miracle alternative other than praying for these announcements to be study… Be sure to Get hold of Barbara Duriau

In the meantime, do us a huge favour: verify the announcements in the featured area at the prime of the site routinely.

Then below this write-up, interact, Like, remark, say Howdy, dance and you will support the VFMW earth! If this put up is observed, a crew will be **Pleased.
Thank you,


www.viewfrommywindow.entire world

thank for the authentic creator Barbara Duriau

45 thoughts on “Expensive associates, Dear Facebook,…”

  1. Susan Stallings Morrow

    This has been a huge, and remarkable, undertaking in a very short period of time! The enormous number of people you have reached is amazing…allowing us all glimpses into, and out of, windows around the world. Thank you all!

  2. You’ve done a great job and opened up the world to so many! I’m fortunate that I get to revisit many of these places as I’ve worked with Airindia as a stewardess for 35 years and seen many places, but the charm is seeing this through the personal spaces one is lucky enough to be privy too on this group. So thanks once again and warm greetings for a festive season from Bombay, India

  3. Your work bringing people together all over the planet sharing their life stories is not only brilliant but incredibly magnanimous!! Thank you so very very much for all that you do for so many people worldwide!!💖

  4. Lisbeth Wiley Chapman

    I am entirely grateful for your efforts on behalf of such a heartwarming group full of brave, thoughtful people who are dealing with change. Thank you.

  5. Nicole Paz Roberts

    This group has brought me great happiness. Thank you for all your countless hours of administrating/moderating in order for us to feel as if we reach every part of this beautiful world. This group has not only offered beautiful views; but, also newfound insight into other cultures/geographical operations around the world. Thank you.

  6. Dianne Lamping Andrews

    Thank you all for your hard work and dedication. VFMW has brought the world together during a generations darkest times. As you stated, these photos reflect history. I love seeing all the views, both grand and ordinary, and the stories of humanity the viewers share. Thank you!

  7. Joyce Scarbrough Klippenstein

    Thanks seems inadequate for the wonderful, hard work you do! This group is so positive and loving, connecting people all over the world and showing that we are so much more alike than not! An incredible experience! Could this lead to world peace???☺️. A big, heartfelt thank you!💖

  8. Cheri Happonen

    Thank you to you and the other admins for all your hard work on this group! I love to not only see the magnificent views around the world, but to also read as people share their unique stories about their life. You have done an amazing thing here connecting people to each other around the world! Thank you! 🤩💖

  9. Susan Podesta Ainbinder

    Thank-you administrators for all your time, effort, devotion, and the beauty shared, for the members of VFMW. We are ever so grateful! 🙏🏻❤️

  10. Thank you for all you do! Your efforts are touching the lives of so many across the globe in the best way possible! Sending you all light, love, and a great big hug!

  11. Thank you for posting this announcement and the links. You have been missing from my feed for ages and I missed you! Barbara, you and your team are unsung heroes of this mammoth task. Thank you for the enlightenment of the burdens and your dedication to this wondrous project(s) May the New Year illuminate resolution to these disheartening issues. Wishing you peace and health-physical and mental from these frustrations. Your hard work has brought incredible beauty and joy to this weary ‘ole world. Thank you!

  12. Confined in a nursing home, advancing in years, VFMW has become my daily bread. I never imagined discovering so many lands and beautiful people and reading their stories. Thank you for your good work.
    From Quebec SE Canada 🇨🇦

  13. Theresa Houlihan

    Hello! Thank you SO MUCH!!!! You are appreciated for giving our eyes new destinations we may have never seen without your hard work and dedication .
    Not to mention the way this community is uplifting and nonjudgmental!!!! Kudos .

  14. Janet Aiken Liberatore

    I have loved this group more than any other group on Facebook!! (Except for family groups… 😜)!! Thank you for all of the outstanding work and know that you are all greatly appreciated! ❤️❤️❤️

  15. Absolutely love this page! Thank you so much for all that you do behind the scenes. We are enjoying the fruit of your labour. Thank you ! 🌻

  16. Thank you to all moderators! This page has added a lot of happiness, but also a deep understanding that we humans share all aspects of joy & sorrow on this planet. I hope more humans will take the time to try to figure out how to be helpful members of this community…

  17. Thank you for ALL the work you do in uniting the world. You have shown us that we have much more in common than we ever realized!! Please know we appreciate you. Janesville Wisconsin USA

  18. Kori Scarborough

    Love, love, love this group! Wonderful to have something on FB that is positive and creates a sense if community. And thank you to the folks doing the (frequently) thankless job of filtering and posting!!!!!

  19. Curran Catherine

    Life changing and appreciated by so many around the world. Thank you for bringing us all together in so much divisiveness. I am forever grateful.

  20. A huge thank you to all the admins for your hard work and your dedication to this page! There is beauty in every view I’ve seen. I love this positive and inspirational page which connects people across the world! ❤

  21. Craig Mitchell

    tysvm for all u do … we take our gadgets to our homebound in hospice care 98yr old neighbor … we live in SW-FL our dearest friend hails from Bavaria Germany & is well traveled … TRUE JOY in her face & soul as she sees glimpses from others homes in her beloved homeland Germany + the many places she traveled to in her more mobile years … tytyty all 🙂 🙂 Merry! Christmas! & BLESSED NEW YEAR TO ALL … you! matter! you!! mattered!! to so many souls in times of great worries & loneliness xoxo

  22. Linda Newman Schildkraut

    Thank you for your vision and hard work. I have been a member since the early days spending hours scrolling through and getting a glimpse into other people lives. I have the book as a remarkable remembrance of an extraordinary time. Thank you to you and all the members who have shared a piece of their journey with us!!

  23. Thank you, Barbara, and all, so very much for this project and for your dedication and hard work that makes this enormous task possible!! You are appreciated and loved by millions!

  24. Catherine Morrisey

    Thank you for reaching out and telling us how challenging this is to produce, and how to find announcements. I had no idea.
    You are doing a wonderful service for millions of people around the world. I am so grateful to you and all the people working to make this project such an enjoyable success!

  25. Rebecca LaEcbrue

    You are magnificent! You and your team have brought joy, comfort and peace to so many and you have expanded our 🌎 world, made it more accessible than almost any other platform I’ve seen, by allowing members to share their stories and spread the joy, sorrows, challenges and humanity of their lives. And perhaps you have made a platform that crosses divides among us – giving us more tolerance for others different from ourselves. Perhaps a better and more understanding world will help us better see life from others eyes, not judge and be more compassionate. What FB should be and what your corner of FB is. THANK YOU and all the members for this.

  26. Sarah McCumber

    Thank you for your work. This group is such a shining example with it’s pleasant posts highlighting the great diversity of our world! 🌎❤️

  27. Algona Iowa USA.
    Thank you Administers. This wonderful fb page is helping heal our souls. We all need these beautiful “Views” in our daily lives. This page is inspiring beyond words!

  28. A huge Thank You to all the administrators and moderators who keep this website going. Such sharing WITH caring is a jewel to be treasured. May the announcements and algorithms fall in line as they should so that your joy is not diminished. The joy provided here is priceless to the rest of us.

  29. Dilys Daraheart

    As someone who is of limited means and fragile health, I wish to let you know how grateful I am and how much I appreciate all your hard work. They say every poet has a window, bUt you have brought windows to so many, to all of us who will never travel to exotic places, or experience the beauty of so much of the world. You bring also the realization that in our daily we all are not so different after all, and that is the most profound effect your selfless efforts will have on all the people your work has touched. I count myself blessed to be able to be connected to so many lives. Thank you hardly seems sufficient for all this wonder.

  30. Polly Moore Simpson

    I have never experienced such a genuine display of kindness and beauty as this page represents! Thank you to all the moderators for their precious time and for all the wonderful views of each and every person that has shared their views with all of us!! We appreciate you!! ❤

  31. Thank you for your time, effort and dedication to this fabulous group! It’s been medicine for the Heart during the pandemic. I feel so appreciative to see into the backyards and views of the gracious people who share with us. Blessings, everyone, from Oregon USA 🌻🌲

  32. Suzie Thomas Wood

    Thank you so much for all you do. This has been a positive encouraging way to see the world from the windows of real people. Please continue for our mental health and real stories. Thank you, thank you. 🙏🏻😊❤️

  33. Prabha Dhoonooah

    Greetings from Mauritius. Thank you very much for the amazing work you are doing by connecting the world. Your dedication is much appreciated and people should be conscious that this connection of ours can continue only through cooperation among all members. I would say please continue with your job irrespective of people’s reactions as long as you are proceeding according to established rules. Wish everyone a very festive season.

  34. Ellen Cosgrove Yula

    To give back to you—-not aggravation—but the joy, laughter, awe & gratitude we all feel for this endeavor. You’ve kept many of us distracted when we needed to focus on something wonderful…and beyond a pandemic. You’ve taught many how beautiful this World truly is. I’ve traveled extensively—50 countries, many more than once so I know such beauty. But all new vistas await me every single day. You’ve brought the whole world together in your way. If we haven’t thanked you til now, forgive us. Thank you on behalf of us all. You’ve advanced humanity in this way. So selfless, so kind, such a generous use of your time. Thank you again and again ~

  35. Eileen Caravello

    Dear Barbara, Never before had there been a
    group with such positivity and whole hearted good will and Hope than VFMW. The
    entire world has reacted to this group!
    What you started has brought such relief to
    so many. Thank you doesn’t seem quite enough, however, please know it comes from a thankful and
    appreciative heart!

  36. Janene Landrum

    Thank you for all the hard work you are doing…each and every one of you! This group has been such a blessing to so many! You truly have brought everyone on this planet a little closer together!💜🙂 Praying for an easier 2022 for all of you that work so hard to keep this going. Thank you again! 💜

  37. Thank you thank you thank you!!! What devotion and commitment and kindness goes into this post, an beacon of hope and optimism and caring in a world that is increasingly devoid of these qualities. Thank you Barbara, thank you team. I’ve never seen my “view” posted, but I have loved and laughed and wept and appreciated those that have been.

  38. You are changing millions of peoples lives with your good group and deed here!!!! You are wonderful admins that need some help. I hope you get the relief you deserve. I am so grateful for this group and for the love it spreads. Well done! 💜💜💜💜

  39. A huge round of applause for the admins and moderators of this group for all their hard work xxx

  40. Maryanne Clare

    I love the photo posts from people all around the world🌎📸❤️ These posts brighten my day each day🤗Thank you, Admins, for all you on this group page.

  41. Lisa Gerr Osterloh

    I have purchased both of the books. Absolutely love them and enjoy sharing them with others. Thank you for all your hard work

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