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Anyone ditching Facebook over Timeline?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Connemara, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Connemara

    Connemara Senior member

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    Really not a fan of this. I don't want to go back to freaking 2005 and edit stupid college posts that I made. Considering de-activating and going to Google+, or just hangin' out on Twitter.

    I'm not sure though.
     
  2. in stitches

    in stitches Senior member Moderator

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    I'm not ditching, but I fucking hate timeline.
     
  3. hobo style

    hobo style Well-Known Member

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  4. Dakota rube

    Dakota rube Senior member

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    Are deleted posts, pictures, etc from the way-back machine visible again? Or are the skeletons in my closet safely secured?
     
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    MrG Senior member

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    +1

    I'm hanging around for the time being, but it has been the first update that's made me seriously consider leaving.

    Donkey paws.
     
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  6. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    eh, I don't think I've posted anything cringe-worthy on FB but I guess I'll know shortly.
     
  7. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    Conne, what is your TWITTER?
     
  8. Joffrey

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    Switched early to timeline like a month ago. After I did so, I considered deactivating but I knew (as I always do), I'd get used to it. It's pretty crappy looking on pc/laptop screen but I think it works for smartphones (at least my Iphone). I think I check my profile less these days though.
     
  9. Connemara

    Connemara Senior member

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    I'm going to give deactivating a shot. Prepping myself for the withdrawal.
     
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    I recall reading that you can switch back to the old look. I never liked Timeline, which is why I never switched to it.
     
  11. Connemara

    Connemara Senior member

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    Timeline becomes mandatory for all users in a matter of days.
     
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    imageWIS Senior member

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    They've been saying that for a while...
     
  13. Kajak

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    I don't mind it. Don't really care. I deactivated facebook for a few weeks over Christmas and didn't mind not having it.
     
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    I was creeped out by how easy it is to go back to the beginning so I deleted my account (requires you to go through some menus to delete and then not attempt to login for like 2 weeks) and then made another account. I had been meaning to cull my friend list anyway and this way I get a new friend list and fresh start without the ugliness of high school posts haunting me.
     
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    Hm, there was a three month period where I couldn't access facebook. I survived fine without it, it's just too convenient.
     
  17. Connemara

    Connemara Senior member

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    Yeah I am considering doing this. I think my friends list is around 550, which is too much.
     
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  18. lasbar

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    I went on it once in a month..
     
  19. Joffrey

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    Funny, I think all these changes by facebook will make people reconsider how they use it. People will be a lot more careful about the pictures and posts they put up - which is smart but it will take away alot of the casualness of the website. Ah well, I figured that out after graduating.
     
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    I asked my wife what she thought of timeline and her comment was that it seems to be designed to make it easy for old people or non-prolific posters to keep track of their history. The moms are invading, which makes me wonder how long Facebook is going to last. If I was a teenager and my mom joined Facebook I would get the f*ck out of there faster than you could say "let's do some hot knives this Saturday." The kids will find something else, and once Facebook loses the younger generation they are done for. IMHO.
     

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