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Leo Laporte says nobody cares about Google Buzz and that this whole "social media" thing is like shouting into a vast echo chamber where no one can hear, because they're too busy shouting themselves.
I agree. Which is why I've killed off my Twitter and Facebook accounts.
So it's time to move on...
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Also killed my Twitter-Account. Too distracting and therefore too expensive. And Facebook is for people whom I really have met.
Markus Trauernicht |
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 12:47 AM
I think that's a good way to do it!
David Hooper |
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 01:21 AM
I've pulled way back on Twitter. Looks like I will phase it out completely soon.
Facebook- I've actually stepped it up some. At least I get more than ONE clickthrough on links I post, unlike Twitter.
Yes, both are distractions but I won't say they are necessarily wastes of time. I mean, how important is it to stay in close touch with your good friends and family? It's priceless.
greg cryns |
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 09:01 AM
Thanks for your comments!!
I agree with you, but...
Do you feel that Facebook, because you feel connected, is actually keeping you from spending as much time with your family?
Personally, I think it can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, you know what is going on with people, which is great, but on the other, there isn't as much need for a phone call or visit.
So what is the balance?
I kept a personal Facebook account, by the way. Not using it was much, but it is very nice to have the ability to connect with people, if needed.
David Hooper |
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 06:50 PM
hi Mr.David Hooper..
...i've finished to read all your post..should i say i can relate or understand on what you told you to your post..and my mind is ligthen up while reading...and have lesson.....you touch my heart!..hope you'll be my dad...(sigh)
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Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 09:47 AM
Well, I guess for some but I think it only depends on the person who is using it.
I agree that it may or may not affect a person’s life but surely it’s a great way of connecting to other people,friends and family.
And to the fact that Facebook always, always finds a way to keep people within their network.
Sunday, September 05, 2010 at 09:08 AM
Same here I killed my twitter account since I realized that it really doesn’t do any good for me. I don’t know what others think but for me it’s history.
Monday, September 06, 2010 at 01:54 AM
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