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    jharkins

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    Exercise 3 - Facebook

    Post  jharkins on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:47 am

    OK folks, final discussion of the day....facebook. Is it a good thing and does it have a future? What are the downsides to it?

    john_d_

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    Re: Exercise 3 - Facebook

    Post  john_d_ on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:49 am

    99% of "friends" are just added to be nosey!

    katemxw

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    Post  katemxw on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:49 am

    being too nosey is a downside!!! haha Very Happy

    LiamTrainer

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    Re: Exercise 3 - Facebook

    Post  LiamTrainer on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:50 am

    Its good for some people to stay in touch, but i dont think it will last. Just like 'Bebo' didnt

    s.mcatear@hotmail.com

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    Post  s.mcatear@hotmail.com on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:50 am

    it has some advantages, you can catch up with people who you lost touch with from your past. it probably will be around for a while or until some one comes up with something bigger and better.

    jharkins

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    Post  jharkins on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:51 am

    do people exaggerate the truth? Is there such a thing as 'living a facebook life?'

    Linzi

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    Post  Linzi on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:51 am

    it is a good way of keeping in touch with family and friends who stay away but does get boring! i think in time someone will come along with something bigger and better and take the focus away from facebook!! elephant

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    Post  Heathermooney on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:52 am

    good to keep in touch with people who have moved away etc but alot of people just add you to be nosey Smile

    istmedkov

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    Re: Exercise 3 - Facebook

    Post  istmedkov on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:52 am

    Demoralize personalities, decrease the importance of personally keep in touch with friends.

    s.mcatear@hotmail.com

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    Post  s.mcatear@hotmail.com on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:54 am

    i think there is a possibility of a facebook life, you can put anything on it, whos to know if you are telling the truth.

    jharkins

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    Post  jharkins on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:55 am

    and what about people going for jobs....do you know it is a fact that the majority of employers will search sites such as facebook to get background info on prospective employees...are there any other threats like this do you think?

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    Post  margaret mcmenamin on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:55 am

    facebook is a good thing for keeping in touch with friends who have moved away but its full of nosey people aswel Razz

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    Post  katemxw on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:55 am

    but if you have your friends on there will know what your all about and call you out! haha

    istmedkov

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    Post  istmedkov on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:56 am

    My opinion is ... Use the phone or personally ourselves keep the contact with friends or family.

    connielynch

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    Re: Exercise 3 - Facebook

    Post  connielynch on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:57 am

    good to keep in touch with people Very Happy but most people use it to be nosey! rabbit

    istmedkov

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    Post  istmedkov on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:57 am

    jharkins wrote:and what about people going for jobs....do you know it is a fact that the majority of employers will search sites such as facebook to get background info on prospective employees...are there any other threats like this do you think?

    Are you on FB?

    jharkins

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    Post  jharkins on Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:59 am

    nope never used it and dont plan to..

    jharkins

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    Post  jharkins on Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:03 am

    Perhaps the biggest threat to Facebook is the guy who invented it...he doesnt like what it has done to the world...he says people need to start talking face to face again and being themselves...I tend to agree...
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    Re: Exercise 3 - Facebook

    Post  jamyou2001 on Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:06 am

    istmedkov wrote:
    jharkins wrote:and what about people going for jobs....do you know it is a fact that the majority of employers will search sites such as facebook to get background info on prospective employees...are there any other threats like this do you think?

    Are you on FB?
    no a dont uuse facebook

    istmedkov

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    Re: Exercise 3 - Facebook

    Post  istmedkov on Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:12 am

    You know, we could use the facebook and meet with friends face to face - just too hard to keep the balance.

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    Re: Exercise 3 - Facebook

    Post  john_d_ on Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:13 am

    facebook very bad for rumours e.g 14yr old boy got killed after old firm for wearing football top ....rumour started on facebook got to the point the police had to issue a statement saying its not true!

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