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Q: What’s your favourite social networking service?

  • 27%
    Facebook

  • 1%
    Flickr

  • 1%
    Foursquare

  • 8%
    Google+

  • 2%
    LinkedIn

  • 0%
    MySpace

  • 6%
    Twitter

  • 2%
    Another service not shown above

  • 53%
    I don't like any social networks


(Based on 797 Votes)

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PC Advisor

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We want to know what your favourite social networking service is.

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ams4127

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fourm member

I wasn't making a comment on how you had the time each day and I apologise most profusely if that was the impression I gave. I was rather congratulating you on having the brain power to write so much each day. As a rather thick Irish ex-rigger that would be totally beyond me!!

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Strawballs

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I use facebook to keep in touch with relatives without having to send lots of emails, lots of phone calls or lots of texts because all on my friends list can see something at the same time or if I only want 1 to see then PM or text etc.

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Tony Jones

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Quickbeam

You are obviously a fan of the American political system - particularly the way the parties select their candidates. :)

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Quickbeam

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I think that all future polls should have a preliminary poll to decide on the questions to be asked, and then a secondary poll to confirm that not too many disagree, and then just before the final poll...

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Tony Jones

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Alan14

But there is more to it than that isn't there? So-called social networking has become an obsessive-compulsive disorder for so many people. It also encourages verbal diarrohea, particularly among young people, and it remains my humble opinion that this is not a good thing.

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Tony Jones

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Pnnatokus

I would suggestthat personal insults do noe really advance the debate.

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ams4127

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Thank you fourm member

You have cleared that up perfectly and please allow me to congratultae you on being able to post such an amount each day. It is a pity this forum no longer allows email contacts between it's members as I would be most interested to read some of your writings.

wiz-king

Thanks also to you for pointing out the blindingly obvious which had completely bypassed me! I should, of course, have realised that someone posting about the subjects which would be of interest to me would have got my attention.

Thanks to all for your patience!

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interzone55

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Tony Jones

If you find other people's thoughts inane, and meaningless drivel, then unless someone holds a gun against your head there is no requirement to read them.

Additionally, unless other people's blogs involve a personal cost to you for hosting, it is absolutely no concern of yours what they do with their time and bandwidth.

I will echo pnakotus's final comment

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pnakotus

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**Tony Jones wrote: endless, meaningless drivel**

You obviously have no grasp of the concept of irony, you whiny bitter little man.

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bob.

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What’s your favourite social networking service?

The telephone.

I can tell friends and family what I have been up to and also they tell me their news.

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Tony Jones

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Fourm Member

That should be 'forum meber'I suppose.

If you read my post again you will see that I am not knocking social networking as a system. I agree that it has many valuable uses. I, myself subscribe to a number of blogs. I was simply commenting on the fact that so many people with nothing interesting to say are deluded enough to feel that they do. But - and this applies particularly to younger people - peer pressure is such that they feel excluded if they don't have a facebook page and don't twitter incessantly. Sad.

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Tony Jones

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What depresses me is the overweening conceit shown by most posters in imagining that the details of their mundane everyday lives could possibly be of interest to anyone other than a few close friends and family. Who could have imagined, back in the days when 'bandwidth' was in short supply that we would one day get to a stage when there was so much that it would be filled with endless, meaningless drivel?

Regards Tony Jones

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wiz-king

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ams4127 There are many types of blog, some are just diaries, others are a way of putting information out about a hobby or interest. Most would be boring to a person who either doesn't know the author or hasn't an interest in the subject. Some are short others fairly long, some people blog everyday, some only one a month. No 'one size fits all' in blogging.

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Condom

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FE If Messenger is not considered to be a Social Networking site then what is it considered to be? I do virtually all my chatting and communication with friends etc on Messenger as well as sending photos , mail and just about anything else.

I'm not trying to start an argument but I am really interested in how others would see Messenger.

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STREETWORK

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I frequently use the local pub for social networking...

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ams4127

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fourm member

Thanks for clearing that up.

Once again I am not trying to be rude in any way, but surely one must be fairly conceited to believe that anyone else would be interested in one's daily thoughts?

Ah well, perhaps I am just too old these days!

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Forum Editor

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Condom

"I use Microsoft Messenger which to me is a Social Networking Service"

No it isn't.

"Are you anti Microsoft?"

No, we're not.

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badgery

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ams1247

"Web Log"

Google is your friend!!

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ams4127

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fourm member

I am not trying to be funny or clever here but, since I have never read a "blog", would you please explain the difference between a "daily blog" and "writing a diary".

Incidentally, where did the word "blog" come from?

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Quickbeam

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Light entertainment from here?

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ams4127

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The barman in my local pub.

And I am not joking. If you want to know what's going on, who's doing what to who and why, he's the guy to ask.

I do not have a Facebook account. I do not twit. I only use Google for search and for email (their spam filters are second to none).

I read The Times each day and watch TV news.

What more information do I need?

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pnakotus

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Voted "another service."

Disappointed that Diaspora wasn't a listed option, they may be the underdog but they've definitely thrown their hat into the ring.

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Condom

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I use Microsoft Messenger which to me is a Social Networking Service and still the best. I must say I am very surprised that it is not included on your list. Are you anti Microsoft?

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