I like that I can "friend" my highschool classmates that I wouldn't see or interact with otherwise, but I think that some people post the most ridiculous things on there. I would be embarrased if it was my page. I rarely post anything on my page, and if I do, it certainly isn't something personal and it isn't some veiled comment in the hopes that everyone will ask me what's wrong.
current weight: 162.2
Fitness Minutes: (190,800)
1/17/13 4:00 P
I don't like it. Mark Zuckerberg may think Facebook keeps people "connected". Personally, I think it creates a social DIS-connect between people. Meaning people are so used to interacting online, they don't know how to act in person anymore. It strikes me that the rise in rudeness seems to correspond with the increase in online activity.
I have a dummy Facebook page that I use to correspond with family members who do use it. However, I rarely use it and I don't post any personal information. I had people tried to friend me and all I could think was,"and who the heck are you?"
Anyone remember Myspace ? Don't be surprized if before long FB goes the way of Myspace.
Fitness Minutes: (11,590)
1/17/13 3:48 P
I love it for the good reasons and I don't like it for the other reasons. With that in mind, I am taking a Facebook hiatus (and it feels good)!
Fitness Minutes: (40,189)
1/17/13 12:45 P
I do bot have a facebook page, but listening to my husband talk about it makes me hate it!
1/17/13 12:39 P
Tea from NYC.
God created us out of love,on purpose for a purpose."
1/17/13 12:39 P
I like spark people better,,because it has more positive people on it---
Just smiling goes a long way towards making you feel better about life--Your life will be better-With a optimistic, positive attitude towards life, the possibilities for your second prime are tremendous--
current weight: 200.0
Fitness Minutes: (18,174)
1,544 1/17/13 12:38 P
current weight: 205.4
1/17/13 12:28 P
Not interested in it
"It does not matter how slowly you go up, so long as you don't stop."- Confucius
Never. Lose. Hope
Fitness Minutes: (161,290)
1/17/13 12:28 P
current weight: 245.6
1/17/13 12:23 P
LOVE ME SOME FACEBOOK
Pounds lost: 17.0
Fitness Minutes: (136,773)
2,187 1/17/13 11:58 A
Hate it! I have REAL friends that I talk to in person...not virtual ones. My life is my own--private!
It Is What It Is.... :)
December Minutes: 875
1/17/13 11:06 A
Love that I can keep up with friends and family I don't see much. Hate that I waste so much time on it. ;)
"love it or hate it" ... it almost fits in the category of 'not even wrong' ... and I'm not sure it's a matter of "love it and hate it," either.
I've often been torn between going in 'whole hog' with FB or withdrawing to a minimum. I've had an account since it's early months, and it's hard to imagine not having one ... only a few relatively close friends *don't* use it. My brother shut his account down the other day and I can only think, in a way, "good for him." As we discussed, too often we take FB 'contact' -- being able to see pictures of people or updates, etc. -- as being *in contact* with people, which is absurd.
The techy side of me is fascinated by what FB does and how they do it, how they solve problems, etc. But at the same time I'm disappointed in all the wheel-reinventing ... things that are like blogs but less expressive, things like .plan files and the 'finger' utility Unix machines, things like email but more limited, and so on.
"Habe nun, ach! Philosophie, Juristerei und Medizin, Und leider auch Theologie Durchaus studiert ..." (Goethe, "Faust")
current weight: 203.0
Fitness Minutes: (1,865)
301 1/17/13 10:24 A
Love and hate it! Love to connect with my friends and family, but it's a total time-suck and people share WAY too much info.
December Minutes: 0
1/17/13 10:22 A
New to facebook as well but finding out that I recieve a lot of information about people that I really don't need to know. Jury is still out on this one
Fitness Minutes: (18,049)
790 1/16/13 11:38 P
Mostly love it, but I very strongly dislike all the political rantings of certain individuals...
This is for me...
current weight: 139.5
Fitness Minutes: (34,725)
1/16/13 10:26 P
Love some things about it -- like seeing snippets of the day-to-day lives of some far-flung friends and family. But really can do without things like the mindless (and endless) political ranting, and the constant posts from certain people who use it as a new forum for their personal drama. My huband just taught me how to take people off my news feed though -- and I have a number of candidates in mind...
Fitness Minutes: (164,320)
5,584 1/16/13 7:48 P
Janie Garcia Moreno
"WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE"
"PRAYER CHANGES THINGS"
"NEVER PUT A QUESTION MARK WHERE GOD HAS PUT A PERIOD!"
"WHAT THE MIND CAN CONCEIVE AND BELIEVE, IT CAN ACHIEVE!"
current weight: 125.0
Fitness Minutes: (11,268)
1/16/13 7:45 P
Not a fan of facebook, but it's useful for networking.
No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again. ~Buddha
Pounds lost: 21.0
1/16/13 6:09 P
I do not love it or hate it. It is a useful tool to me, and nothing more.
“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” ~ Randy Pausch
"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results." ~ Art Turock
"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good." ~ 7 Years in Tibet
1/16/13 4:27 P
I love it. I started communicating with at least a dozen old friends, people that I haven't heard from for at least 13 years
Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny.
Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)
current weight: 139.8
1/16/13 3:02 P
I like it. Especially with all of the new privacy and filter settings. Now I can see only what I really want to see and pass up all the drama and such from those that seem to have to "facebook filter" as I say. It is a good way for me to keep in touch with family and friends who aren't local. Though I do believe that social networking and tech stuff is causing a problem in that people know how to interact virtually but the ability to communicate and interact with those in real life is not what it used to be.
~ Be good for goodness sake ~ Question Everything!
Pounds lost: 32.2
Fitness Minutes: (30,244)
1/16/13 2:53 P
LOVE it!!! When my grandson was born 6 years ago and lives 1500 miles away, my son told me if I wanted to see all the pictures I would need to open a facebook account. What a blessing is has been!!! I see and hear so much more about my kids and grandkids than I ever would have without it. I agree it can also be a terrible thing, especially for teenagers that bully each other. But it's like TV or anything else if you don't like something, just turn it off or unfriend them. Just remember when you comment or post a photo on FB, it's like putting it in the newspaper.....everyone will see it!
Pounds lost: 51.0
Fitness Minutes: (136,773)
2,187 1/16/13 2:36 P
Don't use it...so I guess, Hate It. :)
It Is What It Is.... :)
December Minutes: 875
Fitness Minutes: (0)
129 1/16/13 2:36 P
Love it! I play some of the Facebook games as a diversion and it really works! I get into a game and forget all about that craving!
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Oh I failed to mention one of my friends I was friends with since 7th grade stopped calling me as often, when I asked her why she never calls, she says she sees me on facebook, that left me with a bad feeling. I dropped her as a friend from fb and my life since. She was a no show at my daughter's wedding, fine maybe she had legit reason, or she lied. I called her on the wedding day she said she had to work, but she said she would try her best to make the reception, three days prior she swore that she would go, she had three pontential guests one a date, one a sister, and one a friend. I think the date didn't want to go and so she didn't show. She never called afterwards, but once I moved her from fb one month after wedding with no calls to converse with my about my daughter's wedding she texted me on cell phone saying she thinks her niece accidentally removed me from fb, I never responded back.
1/16/13 1:37 P
Neither. There's moments where people seem to have the NEED for attention and there are times when it's nice connecting with family from other states
Both. I love it for family, hate it for old friends. I removed everyone but family on Monday. I am 45 ,my old classmates are too and they still feel the need to take a photo of an alcoholic drink like they barely turned 21, so immature and dumb. One has a son who has a special needs so she gets so mad when people use the word "retard" on their page as a silly word to another, but she calls people names all the time. I hate the word retard too, but you cannot expect that word to be not used when you are calling elderly woman in line in front on you at Starbucks as you text on facebook she is an old hag because she is slow in moving, that is just being a hypocrite,. I find facebook a place to just be nosey, I think old friends just want to see what you look like, how you live and how many kids you have etc. and then ignore you. I think some want to look popular when they have hundreds and hundreds of people as friends. I had 122 I am down to about 24 all family and a few friend considered so.....The good side is family. I get to see what friends my 17 year old has on her page and how she converses with them. I get to see thee cutest photos my older daughter posts of my grandson, herself, and my SIL. I get to see extended family and see what interest they have and what they are up to.
Edited by: I_HEART_MY_FAM at: 1/16/2013 (13:36)
1/16/13 1:29 P
To me, FaceBook is like a room full of different conversations and like in real life I either stay and participate or just walk away.
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