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Do you use Facebook?

Yes - I couldn't live without it
18 (15.3%)
Yes - But only occasionally
48 (40.7%)
No - I'm not the slightest bit interested in it
39 (33.1%)
No - But I'm thinking about using it
2 (1.7%)
Face ... what?
11 (9.3%)

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Offline k a rl h e nn i ng

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #200 on: November 10, 2021, 10:42:50 AM »
Tickled to learn that today was organized as a log off from Facebook protest. And yes, I've logged off from all devices.

And, I learn that the request is to stay logged off for three days. I'm all in.
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #201 on: November 10, 2021, 11:08:47 AM »
Tickled to learn that today was organized as a log off from Facebook protest. And yes, I've logged off from all devices.

I can do 3 days w/o FB standing on my head. I have no love for it generally, although some of the private groups I belong to are indispensable. Makes it tough to just leave. :-\

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #202 on: November 10, 2021, 11:12:37 AM »
I can do 3 days w/o FB standing on my head. I have no love for it generally, although some of the private groups I belong to are indispensable. Makes it tough to just leave. :-\

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It would be tough to pull the plug completely, true.
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #203 on: November 10, 2021, 03:43:29 PM »
It would be tough to pull the plug completely, true.

Just as an example, there are probably fewer than 100 people in the country who braid rawhide and leather like I do. And at least half of them are in the Rawhide & Leather Braiding group on FB. That's a resource that can't be replaced. :(

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #204 on: November 10, 2021, 03:47:01 PM »
Just as an example, there are probably fewer than 100 people in the country who braid rawhide and leather like I do. And at least half of them are in the Rawhide & Leather Braiding group on FB. That's a resource that can't be replaced. :(

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #205 on: November 19, 2021, 07:50:36 AM »
While this certainly qualifies as one of the least toxic aspects of Facebook, I point out that that is a mild annoyance:

Hi, [name of group admin]. I am puzzled. I proposed a post which was simply a line from "The Air" thus: "we can crash in my Nash." I got a message that the post was denied (presumably because it violates group rules). I should very much like to know what rule that post violates and how. Thanks for your understanding and help.
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #206 on: November 19, 2021, 11:40:34 AM »
And, I learn that the request is to stay logged off for three days. I'm all in.

I am currently on my 24,414th day off of Facebook.   :)
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #207 on: November 19, 2021, 11:44:47 AM »
I am currently on my 24,414th day off of Facebook.   :)

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #208 on: November 21, 2021, 06:38:05 AM »
I am currently on my 24,414th day off of Facebook.   :)

Haha.

As far as the thread title goes - I did, but I don't now, and far prefer the latter status.

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #209 on: November 21, 2021, 08:56:57 AM »
Answer to the original question:  Nope!

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #210 on: April 24, 2022, 10:36:00 AM »
Yes - it's just so handy for putting photos up.
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #211 on: April 24, 2022, 10:38:37 AM »
It's great for sharing family photos and adding comments. It allows the family to share its history.
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #212 on: April 24, 2022, 12:07:36 PM »
I don't use FB, Insta, Twitter, Snapchat... none of it!

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #213 on: April 24, 2022, 12:11:50 PM »
Answer to the original question:  Nope!

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #214 on: April 24, 2022, 12:52:15 PM »
It has its place. As does IG, Twitter, etc. To each, their own 🙂
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #215 on: April 24, 2022, 02:08:10 PM »
I deleted Facebook several years ago. I use Instagram to follow some of my interests and musicians, I have my phone set to disable all its permissions. Twitter is useful to follow academic physicians post news and rare/interesting cases, in the old days we'd only see these in journals. If anyone has an interest in that kind of thing, but catered towards lay people I suggest the Netflix series Diagnosis.
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #216 on: April 24, 2022, 08:17:07 PM »
Yep to FB, but no Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, or Tik-Tok.
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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #217 on: April 25, 2022, 02:51:06 AM »
I have my phone set to disable all its permissions.

I do that with all my apps except phone, messages and the calendar.

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Re: Do you Facebook?
« Reply #218 on: May 07, 2022, 12:42:16 AM »
Facebook is a great place for sharing jokes, especially cartoons. Every little helps.
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