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Meh... i dunno... Facebook feels to me more like a thing for those in huge desire for attention. Don't mean to be rude, but that's just my opinion.

"I just shaved my legs"... *pic*

"LOL! LAST NIGHT JASON PUKED CAUSE HE WAS SO DRUNK *PIC"


.. then we have those adding so many friends(randoms they'll never talk to irl) .. because last i checked a person gets more awesome with every friend he/she has added to their list.

Then we have this chick posting pictures of her anorexic topless boyfriend with a bunch of other uppity you know what commenting "OMG SO CUTE <333"

Enough of that though. I use facebook, imo it's great for friends you're really in touch with because of the fact that you can arrange a house destruction party,vacation plans or what the hell ever and invite various people to the conversation add a title and some context and everyone knows what's going on.

Never was or will be a facebook fan.

Plus screw girls giving out their facebook name instead of # these days. Whatever happened to good ol' text messaging. (was more fun imo and was able to bend **** my way, as if that wasn't bad enough they introduced a "seen" which indicates the user has seen the message. Can't even ignore people you dislike properly and act like you haven't seen the message.

Anyways, that's just me. Not a phone for me, but i'm sure there'll be people digging it.

Have to agree with everything you said, they are just pushing this too far.. but hey, it's all about business nowadays.
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post #32 of 38
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Sound like someone with no friends. No offense. When I'm at a restaurant or the bar everyone checks Facebook every few minutes.

Nobody uses Facebook anymore everyone uses instagram.
    
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I deleted my Facebook account before Christmas. My social life has been unaffected, and I'm more productive at the computer when I need to be. Highly recommended.
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Nobody uses Facebook anymore everyone uses instagram.

FYI, Instagram was bought by Facebook last year.
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Originally Posted by Wildcard36qs View Post

Anyone remember the Microsoft KIN?

Exactly.
That was aimed at teenagers, but failed because of high contract charges and boring OS inside without any social stuff. If this phone becomes popular, it would force the prices of mobile web go down, which will be good for everyone.
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If this phone becomes popular, it would force the prices of mobile web go down, which will be good for everyone.

That's quite a stretch.
    
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Facebook is a great address/contacts book, since almost everyone I know has FB. And... that's all I use it for.

A phone? No thank you.
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Because of that i think you're awesome.

 

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I agree. I text and others text here and there, but when people do it constantly it can be irritating. Especially when you're at the theatre, I just love it when people decide to update their statuses 20 times throughout a movie.

I think this phone will do well, since it seems nearly everybody on the face of the planet has a fb account.
No, it means you're just a psychopath according to some recent articles and now employers can't stalk you. tongue.gif
At my last job 2 people were fired.... because of facebook.

 

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I'm happy for you.
Sadly because my generation have grown up with it, it is a necessity to have it if I want to be able to keep up with what is going on amongst my friends.
(All 3 of them. But if I don't keep up with the throwaway's then I can't fit in with them all, a shame really.)

 

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Neither do I, yes it's normal. Unless you have "haters", then you have to have Facebook so they know that you don't care what they think.

 

Aww thanks guys!

     
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