I guess I see Facebook different than most people. It is an integral communication device in my life. I use it more than than phone calls and just as much if not more-so than texting or email. Where did this idea come from that Facebook is supposed to entertain you? My cell phone doesn't do tricks. I'm not going to throw it away. I have a phone number, an email adress, and a facebook page, and I see no need to have anything else. Everyone keeps telling me they're switching to instagram or twitter, which are to me just separate, but admittedly in some cases streamlined, ways of doing the same things I already can do. But, I do not want to fragment my social contacts, I want to simplify. I look at my Facebook news feed and besides the ads, I don't see anything I don't want to see. And if there is something I don't want I remove it. Facebook doesn't read your mind. And if everyone starts using instagram, guess what? Your parents are just going to start using that too, and then you're on to the next newer thing. No one stopped using phones because too many people had them.
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