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Call me oldfashioned, but I don't use Twitter or FB.
I mostly lurk in forums and stuff. tongue.gif
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1 billion users eh?

well you will never get me to make an account. NEVER!! MUAHAHA!
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post #43 of 60
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Originally Posted by EoL RiNzleR View Post

1 billion users eh?
well you will never get me to make an account. NEVER!! MUAHAHA!

They are compensating the absence of many people's account with the presence of fake accounts.
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Some people just refuse to understand, that for some people, Facebook does have a valid purpose. Like me for example - I use it to cut down on long distance calling with friends and family. I hate talking on the phone for one, and Facebook allows an easy method of communication for me and those I care about. It is also very helpful for discussions with classmates, and the like. I've never played a single Facebook game, and probably never will. Also, I've been using Facebook as a place to share some of my photography hobby with family and friends I don't see as often as I like. I use Facebook, and am not ashamed of it. In fact, I believe it is quite useful in many ways, especially now that I am in college. And maybe it's a location specific thing, but everyone I know, except for maybe two or three people, has an account and actually uses it. My dad doesn't but his girlfriend does, my grandma doesn't, but she's not far off...and that's all I can think of. By not having an account of some form could actually become a limitation as far as I'm concerned - many jobs will check Facebook accounts; I would be excluded from a lot of college related stuff without my account; I would have much less frequent contact with family members than I already do. Just use it appropriately...not that tough.
I honestly just think it has become "hip", a fad, to hate on Facebook. Since most of the "haters", I am assuming, use Twitter or similar. It's a superiority thing - "I made the move from Facebook to _____ ages ago, get with the times!" But that's missing the point, IMO.
Now that is well said ^_^ REP +

also the "Hip" thing is also used in other factors as people think its "Hip" to hate on People as well which is silly.
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Half of them are fake
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What I don't like is garbage companies such as Facebook in this case.
So you hate companies or just facebook but if you hate companies i got bad news everything is manly made by Companies.
Plus why do you hate Facebook so much ? its not like it said you suck or anything LOL

Do you know anything about the privacy issues surrounding FB? I use an account and it concerns me.

Also, please actually use grammar.
    
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They are compensating the absence of many people's account with the presence of fake accounts.

uhhhh. wat?
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post #48 of 60
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Wow, Facebook is pretty much universally hated on OCN. tongue.gif

Personally I think it's a good way to keep connected with friends and set up parties etc, but other than that it's mostly useless.

I also don't see the point of having loads of friends, I keep it below 150, and have 90+ hidden from my news feed, and every so often I will start a cull of the friends on there, removing ones with annoying statuses or that I no longer care about.
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The two companies I dislike the most: Apple and Facebook.
post #50 of 60
The trick with Facebook is to really just be friends with people who you actually care about tongue.gif

My plan is, I will delete someone if it is their birthday and I really don't care to wish them a happy birthday. Mostly because I don't know who you are that well.
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