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Comment #4710175 by postman pat

postman pat Jan 28th 2016, 9:35 AM #

As I do say when people ask me about being on Facebook I do say I don’t need 1076 friends I have REAL ones

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Poll: Does being online so much lead to fewer real life connections?

Poll: Does being online so much lead to fewer real life connections?

Maybe we need to switch off once in a while.

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    Favourite Robin Basstard
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    Jan 28th 2016, 10:39 AM

    The funny thing is the person with 1076 friends still has to take their own photo in the bathroom mirror.

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    Favourite Bren MC
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    Jan 28th 2016, 12:03 PM

    Its rubbish for real life interaction but as for finding people with like minded interests that will help you it’s absolutely amazing.

    On the flip side I notice that teens nowadays that are dependent on it have very little social skills. They are very mouthy and outgoing on social media but in person can’t articulate at all.

    Total strangers are out there who are perfectly happy to help you with what you’re struggling with. Im in a fb Harvard group and if I am having difficulties (even at 2am ) with calculus etc all I have to do is ask and I’ll get loads of smart people responding delighted to help.

    In that respect its amazing and it can help you so much. Forget posting a pic of your dibber and use it as a tool to gain from others experience and you’ll go a long way.

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    Favourite Bren MC
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    Jan 28th 2016, 12:04 PM

    I meant * cats wtf is a dibber?.

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    Jan 28th 2016, 6:59 PM

    I agree with this. I’m dislike facebook for the most part (I rarely ever look at my news feed and have a bunch of people hidden), but am in a group of with people interested in running, and it is fantastic. In that respect, Facebook can help you to meet people that you wouldn’t have met otherwise. Other than that, this thing of having 70 billion friends you don’t even know, is complete rubbish. Also, tagging yourself everywhere is daft too, especially if said person happens to be at a hospital with their child. That is attention seeking to the max, for sure.

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