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Old 03-05-2013, 05:41 PM   #1
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I mean it's good for somethings but who here is sick of the daily "you have pending notifications" and when you go and login to facebook, it says you have no notifications.

Seriously, are they that desperate for people to go to facebook everyday.
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:50 PM   #2
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I was on Facebook back in 2006 when it was only for college students and I wasn't even in college. Was telling everyone to dump MySpace for Facebook. Sometime around 2008-9 the artsy hipsters invaded it and I deleted mine. Haven't been on since.

I don't need to know who's doing laundry or what kind of sandwich some clown is eating.
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I was on Facebook back in 2006 when it was only for college students and I wasn't even in college. Was telling everyone to dump MySpace for Facebook. Sometime around 2008-9 the artsy hipsters invaded it and I deleted mine. Haven't been on since.

I don't need to know who's doing laundry or what kind of sandwich some clown is eating.
Artsy hipsters? Try corporate america.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:00 PM   #4
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Artsy hipsters? Try corporate america.
Corporate America came a bit later. Back then though it was people who were too cool for MySpace. Seems the hipsters are dropping off Facebook these days though. Now they are clucking their hooves onto Pheed.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:07 PM   #5
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i am one of the few americans who has never had and has no interest in a facebook account. and throw in twitter as well.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:08 PM   #6
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I am now on the website Face****. Good way to hook up with chicks.
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I am now on the website Face****. Good way to hook up with chicks.
No doubt... Tell those hoes about all that phat jack in your retirement account.

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Old 03-06-2013, 08:24 AM   #8
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No doubt... Tell those hoes about all that phat jack in your retirement account.

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Old 03-05-2013, 09:32 PM   #10
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:12 PM   #11
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I use facebook to promote my bands gigs. It links up to the webpage. Plus i got back in touch with some old friends so that was sort of cool. But I could see where a lot of people just have no need for it. If your one of those i could care less about old friends, sharing pictures, liking bands/groups/pages etc to stay updated on their calendar etc etc.

I don't like how they manage the information flow on the site though. But you can turn off notifications to your email.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:40 PM   #12
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I use facebook to promote my bands gigs. It links up to the webpage. Plus i got back in touch with some old friends so that was sort of cool. But I could see where a lot of people just have no need for it. If your one of those i could care less about old friends, sharing pictures, liking bands/groups/pages etc to stay updated on their calendar etc etc.

I don't like how they manage the information flow on the site though. But you can turn off notifications to your email.
Yep, if I didn't have friends and family scattered all around the country I wouldn't use it either.

I also like that I can get info on events so I can plan concerts or museums etc...
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But you can turn off notifications to your email.
I know there are filters but I just don't get the straight up lie part of it. If they sent a notification that said, hey visit facebook and see what all your friends are up to. I would just delete the email and be cool. But when they say you have notifications and you go there and there are none, that's just F'd up.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:09 PM   #14
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I got sucked in to the games on there. But I do like checking to see what friends are doing here and there.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:16 AM   #15
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I know there are filters but I just don't get the straight up lie part of it. If they sent a notification that said, hey visit facebook and see what all your friends are up to. I would just delete the email and be cool. But when they say you have notifications and you go there and there are none, that's just F'd up.
Only thing i can think of is somebody posted something that you get a notifcation for, but then deleted it. The notification still goes through. Or the person who admins the page deleted it etc. I have had a couple notifications that led nowhere because of that.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:58 AM   #16
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I know there are filters but I just don't get the straight up lie part of it. If they sent a notification that said, hey visit facebook and see what all your friends are up to. I would just delete the email and be cool. But when they say you have notifications and you go there and there are none, that's just F'd up.
I think alot of that type of crap happened before they went public. 3 separate occasions I have had mysterious friends appear in my friends list, and when I click the link to their page, it says the account was deactivated. They were names I knew were not people I know. I think FB did that crap to bump up the total number of users and say, hey, look we have 90 billion users! 135 of those "extra" accounts once. I don't use FB for games, but I do follow a workout group on it.

I do have a ****-ton of friends on their, most are from my high school class since it's our 30 year reunion this year and they are doing it all on FB for the first time. Was cool to see a bunch of them tho last year when I went to Colorado and saw they were meeting up at a little bar.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:19 PM   #17
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I signed up for it in April last year so I could get info on getting Tix for the 1st game. Everybody told me I'd get addicted. I didn't. I still don't understand the huge appeal.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:43 PM   #18
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I exclusively use facebook for laundry and sandwich eating updates.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:50 PM   #19
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I troll many of the 'friends' I have on certain issues. Good times.

Also +1 on keeping in touch with real friends an family who prefer it to a text message or regular email.

Most of it sucks though. One just needs to apply some generous filtering to what makes I on your wall.
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ufc broadcast prelims. other than that it's horse****.
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:09 PM   #21
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I use it to keep in touch with friends and family out of state. They put up what their kids are doing, family pictures, news, etc. There are people who use it to post what they are eating and whatnot, but that is something twitter is used more for and you can unfollow those people. I do agree that facebook hasn't been "cool" anymore for some time, but that's fine. It's a utility for me.
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:29 PM   #22
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I use it to keep in touch with friends and family out of state. They put up what their kids are doing, family pictures, news, etc. There are people who use it to post what they are eating and whatnot, but that is something twitter is used more for and you can unfollow those people. I do agree that facebook hasn't been "cool" anymore for some time, but that's fine. It's a utility for me.
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:53 PM   #23
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I managed to kill my facebook page in February. You have to have the willpower to not look at your page for two full weeks to kill it. Facebook, google, and youtube were tracking eveything I did online. Can't quite quit youtube, although I quit the other two.
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Old 03-06-2013, 02:11 AM   #24
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I actually enjoy facebook. I like to see what my family and friends in other states are up to, and love to be able to share with my family and extended relatives the things going on with myself - especially my kids. It's greases the conversation during reunions as well. All in all, I'd say it's a net positive in my life.
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Facebook is what you make of it... The site is fine; it's just the people that can make it great or pure shiat!

Keep your friends list short and sweet and you'll have a better experience.
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