FACEBOOK - Is it okay ?

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  1. D_Relentless Original

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    I signed up for facebook today, i found a lot of people from my past however i could not click into their profile - do i have to add them as a friend first to do so ?.

    Unless i am looking in the wrong place there is limited info on how the site works.

    Any tips on how to use the site would be good.

    And any problems you may have encountered
     
  2. D_Jared Padalicki

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    You send them a friends invite and they decide if they accept you or not.

    I don't think it is the best site there is, but it isn't bad.
     
  3. B_Think_Kink

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    I've been using it for just over a year, it's a good way to hook up with old friends and stay connected with others that you've just met.
     
  4. exwhyzee

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    I have reconnected to a lot of people through Facebook. Its a good thing. You will enjoy it. Just put in some friends requests...like we do here.
     
  5. got_lost

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    I can't get used to it at all!!!

    I'm a myspace fiend and just cannot get to grips with facebook, however hard I try!
     
  6. D_one and done

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    hey K8! i know where you took that avatar pic! lol awesome!!!


    oh right. facebook is pretty cool for keeping in touch with old friends. it has been the root of a little drama in my life though... people take the internet way too seriously.
     
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  7. D_Fiona_Farvel

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    Facebook is OK.
    I have it to keep in touch with my closest friends now, whereas before, I had too many people and there was ridiculousness. My advice, keep it small, and only those you do not mind having extra access to personal information. :)
     
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    It seems pretty safe as long as you set your privacy settings to full power. :)
     
  9. Sklar

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    I'm on facebook and am having a fun time with it.

    I've had phenomenal success in finding people with it. Much better than reunion.com.

    Give it some time before you make a final decision.

    Sklar
     
  10. D_Tintagel_Demondong

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    It only took me a month to convince you to get on Facebook :cool:

    Facebook is mostly for real people, so you won't find as many fake profiles or alot of other myspace crap. It's also much more private. You pretty much answered your own question when it comes to privacy; you can't see full profiles of members unless you are on their Friends list. They have mini profiles now, which have your picture and a few stats--nothing I'd worry about. I haven't really heard of any facebook horror stories (other than Paris Hilton's).

    I'd recommend it to practically anyone. You'd be surprised at who you find on there.
     
  11. exwhyzee

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    Actually, if you look at my Facebook page, you will see I joined on the day I first chatted with you. :wink: It took you hours to convine me, if not minutes.

    It never takes me long to agree with you... :tongue:
     
  12. D_Tintagel_Demondong

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    OK. True dat. But it took you a while to start adding personal info, Mr. Cautious.
     
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    Geez boys.... get a room...:tongue:

    *and then take photos and post them on facebook*:smile::cool:
     
  14. Novaboy

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    Jeff Black mentioned to take care about setting your privacy settings on full (I'm not sure of the correct term) A friend of mine is concerned that people she allows to access her site can send a link or a photo to someone who can then pass it on to someone else. She is worried that this will give other access to her site . Probably doesn't make sense. If no one can make sense of this jibberish, I'll check with her and get a better explanation of the problem.

    Novaboy
     
  15. D_dollar a week

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    My name is Regulus Black and I'm hopelessly addicted to Facebook.
     
  16. D_Tintagel_Demondong

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    This isn't possible. You can't see anyone's full profile unless they accept you as a friend. I wouldn't have my personal stats and family members on my proifle it that weren't the case.

    I make facebook apps, and I'm very familiar with thier API. I hope this rubbish doesn't become a meme.
     
  17. exwhyzee

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    You should use it more often then... :wink:
     
  18. jadestaXXX

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    It's okay, I find it better than Myspace.
     
  19. Roscoz

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    i found facebook really quite difficult, bebo is much more fun and easier. I deleted my facebook a while ago. I also think you can have too many social networks. One is enough :p
     
  20. D_dollar a week

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    I use it more than you'd know. :wink:
     
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