How important is social networking for you?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Samhain To Watch Over Me, May 24, 2013.

  1. RJDemonicus

    RJDemonicus Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

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    I'm on Facebook, but I use it infrequently. It's too impersonal for me; for socializing, I prefer a nice little forum.

    It's useful as a central clearinghouse of friends and family, though. I have people on there from two old jobs and my current job, various acquaintances from online forums and a bunch of relatives, some of whom I only see a couple of times a year in real life. So it's good to have if I have an announcement that I want to get to everybody, and it's a good way for people to get a message to me.
     
  2. BennieGamali

    BennieGamali Commander Red Shirt

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    I use FB to show everyone my beautiful pets mostly. Also I use it as a photo bucket. And for uni... And remembering b-days. And to brag about my camel collection.

    But I'm more fond of forums, online gaming and talking to people I don't know IRL. It's fun to talk to people from outside of my life. People from other countries and parts of the world..

    I don't understand the point of twitter. I do use Instagram to post pics of my pets and to look at dogs.
     
  3. Samhain To Watch Over Me

    Samhain To Watch Over Me Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I deleted three more FB contacts today (my nephew and two nieces). :lol:

    I've tried to delete the primary account a number of times, but the stupid thing keeps getting reactivated when I log in to one of my devices (laptop, tablet, smartphone). I figured I should start deleting the people I dislike the most or have zero communication with.
     
  4. RAMA

    RAMA Admiral Admiral

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    Took me a long time to use my Twitter account but now I use it more than Facebook. Basically I use it for 4 things: Fitness account, science-tech, sf and news. Many times I have gotten news reports local and national before it appears anywhere else. I get inside info first from Twitter, and I have hundreds of like-minded fit people there too.

    RAMA
     
  5. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blueness Premium Member

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    ^This. I only have three or four people I would consider friends and my family contact me directly. I'm not a social person, so this site is all the "socializing" I'm likely to do.