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Extremely unscientific pole. The amount of site traffic, page hits, and unique IPs of social networking sites is a much more meaningful benchmark. A rather pointless article meant to spark meaningless babel about social networking and peoples opinions about it.

Honestly this is an opinion piece based on dubious data, not any kind of journalism.
How can you tell that this poll was unscientific from this article? Anyways, this research firm apparently employs over 4000 people. I don't think they'll get that far by producing flawed research.
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post #22 of 39
FaceBook is slowly but surely turning into MySpace.

All those prettyboy douche bags and gangsters are now using FaceBook.

And above average of the time, it's LIKE MY STATUS FOR *INSERT RETARDED REASON*...
post #23 of 39
I was never a traditional angst, punk ass teenager during the myspace era. At 23 years of age now I despise all form of teenager and social networking.
post #24 of 39
People are going back to "real" social life. I'm 18 and can totally understand this feeling. I've sold my ipad and gaming rig recently so that says something.
    
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I never liked social media much. It is so much better to contact people directly if you need to tell them something IMO. And I dont need to know when Billy is eating a sandwich or tired from his long day at work.
    
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i use facebook only to spread fun things i see (like a youtube video) or contact people i cba to call or text..

also its the only way i have contact to my family (except parents and siblings) Uncles, cousins etc. i dont have their phone number.. neither do i talk with them often

But yeah, facebook itself is kinda boring.. i mean, how interesting are our friends lives anyways?
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post #27 of 39
I don't even have a Facebook, Twitter, or MySpace. Good news though
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How can you tell that this poll was unscientific from this article? Anyways, this research firm apparently employs over 4000 people. I don't think they'll get that far by producing flawed research.
There research method is flawed. You don't try and make accurate claims off of subjective measurements. You shouldn't caution anyone in the social networking business about anything based on how people "feel" about a social service, especially a social service they are still using. The only thing this article will do is invite people to post their opinions about facebook.
post #29 of 39
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To be fair i haven't been going on Facebook as much any more it just bores the hell out of me.
Would that not mean that 75% said it increased? In any case, if only 1/4 say their use is declining, most are saying it is staying the same or increasing, right?
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post #30 of 39
My OCN use has increased and my FB has decreased. It will be the opposite after I'm back in college and I get my new build built... maybe.
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