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I Deleted My Facebook

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    Bye Bye "friends"

    So, maybe not everyone has the same issues that I do with comparing themselves to to others. It's not that I am necessarily jealous at the things I see, but it causes me to judge others more than I normally would and definitly more than I should. Constantly knowing...
    ComingClean ComingClean 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    I deleted a couple times

    since I joined in 2009, but always returned within a few days.. This time I permanently deleted it, and it feels great. For two months now I've been Facebook free, no negativity, if I want to know what my friends and family are doing I call them like the good ole days. At 23...
    91barber 91barber 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    So many happy people in there.

    ..they make me sad and angry...people posting selfies and all those stupid things...that site makes me feel even worse about myself...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    I never thought I would ever delete it.

    The only reason I had Facebook was to stay connected to my friends and family. Slowly, it started to turn into drama all the time people would post irrelevant videos and topics. That didn't really bother me at all. I started adding more family members to be connected with the...
    trulyspoken trulyspoken 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I found it depressing

    and begun to feel everyone was too aware of what I was doing. Don't miss it one bit!!
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Jul 12, 2014

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    And Im Freaking Happy I Did It.

    As soon as I did, I felt this weight come off of me. It was so releiving. I deleted it because I was tired of all the emotional exaustion it caused. Like people could sit there and look at my pictures like creeps and I wouldnt know about it. Dosent that scare you? I didnt want...
    nomeatforshrimp nomeatforshrimp 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    it was time for a change.

    i need to put my focus on other things instead of social media
    eminor92 eminor92 22-25, F Jan 2

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    Mythical

    We are all looking for ways to express ourselves online; that's a fact of life now for most people. And social networking is a phenomenon like no other in terms of communications and expression. I love it, obviously. Most people do, and I happen to think that it is a beautiful...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 42 Responses May 22, 2011

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    Facebook Was Miserable.

    Every time I got on it, all I did was go down my news feed and inwardly scorn almost everyone on it. So why was it so hard to delete it? There is NO reason why it should have been that hard.
    flameoffire flameoffire 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    Who Needs It!

    I deleted my facebook because its stupid, and EVERYONE advertises on it. Whatever happened to using bulletin boards. And for me to play games EVERYTHING is through facebook. It was getting to the point where the whole internet wants my personal information. like seriously...
    phayleen phayleen 18-21 Oct 28, 2013

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    so this is my first day without facebook .

    .. i deleted it because it caused me depression anxiety addiction and lowselftestime yeah i said it .. no more fake virtual 'friends' no more worrying about who's messaged me on facebook who left me a comment what's going on with 'x,y' my ex my new crush .. no more worrying about...
    emy90 emy90 18-21, F Feb 12

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    It's So Stupid

    An absolute waste of time why do people even like it? I'm so glad i deactivated my account i will never go back on it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 11, 2013

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    Completely Unnecessary

    Facebook only brought me disappointment, failing grades, and an illusion of this so called "friendship." Admit it. We have all felt the gratifying surge of joy whenever someone added us, liked our profile pic, or sent a Facebook message. I look back and realize how strange that a...
    yourdreamer yourdreamer 18-21, F Aug 12, 2013

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    I Believe I Did The Right Thing.

    I deleted it for some reason..so i can concentrate on my high school work. It's worthless. I'm not saying it's a bad site but it's quite a waste of time. Posing pictures online!!???!! I did put pictures of myself that i regret..As a teenager i have learned that there are people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 7, 2013

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    Grew to hate how attached I became to it,

    forgetting that it's the people that give the site relevance, not the reverse. And so here I am here as an alternative. so far so good...
    NightLark NightLark 22-25, M Mar 30, 2014

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    Do Yourself A Favor

    If you have not done so already, you should delete your facebook account as soon as possible.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 6, 2010

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    I'm Hoping It Stays That Way

    I don't need fake friends, or have my exes "check up on me" if its over, then let it go and don't have your new gf check my page either.  I want to be freed from that social construct, it was nice while it lasted, but I have to move on, and twitter is facebook with ADHD...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    Its Too Easy...

    If you're worth it i will keep in contact with you. If i'm worth it you will find another way to talk to me. talk being the operative word.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    I deleted my Facebook bc my husband

    and I are separated and he blocked me. I'm not a crazy person - I swear - but I do admit that I'm relieved to not be looking at his activity and being jealous. Before I deactivated, one of my close friends told me he had asked her out off a drink and she didn't think he realized...
    bluweddingdress bluweddingdress 26-30, F Jan 9, 2014

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    Yes! I deleted, well "deactivated" my fb

    account today! All I see on there is drama, people saying **** to/about others. No matter how many friends I've removed, I still saw it. It causes nothing but problems. I feel so much better now.
    missmotox missmotox 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2014

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    Just deleted my Facebook account.

    For the last week I have been itching to do it and finally made the decision today. Gone are the days of stalking my newsfeed to see what people are up to! Lol over seeing so many people complaining or taking selfies and all the other crap that comes with it Adios Facebook xo
    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Why Should We Concern Ourselves ?

    I don't find Facebook educational especially for minor ages and for a few strong reasons.You see,Facebook has become an addiction and so bad getting your attention from more important duty rather to mind others people businesses.You see,time flies in the speed of light as you...
    gottalotta gottalotta 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    Deleted My Friends

    I didn't delete my Facebook or Myspace accounts, I just deleted most of my friends and kept pages/profiles of authors, artists, illustrators, singers, bands, groups, games and other pages/profiles like those that I'm part of. I did this because of some stuff I recently read about...
    RealMarie27 RealMarie27 26-30, F 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Finally!!!!!!

    I did it!! After overthinking and wondering if I should or shouldn't I finally sent the request to permanently delete my facebook account. I won't lie, it was hard to do!! But why?? I finally did it because whenever I would go on facebook, I'd almost always end up feeling down...
    basseleven basseleven 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Deactivated... Again

    I hate this site. I really wish I never joined in the first place; now I cannot decide whether I want to permanently delete my account for good or keep my account. FB is useless to me - all I've been doing for the past 2 years is hiding everyone on my 'friends' list from my news...
    lntel lntel 22-25 Nov 17, 2012

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    I feel completely revived.

    No, totally better, because after a terrible day at work, I realized I needed to pick out the bugs in my life, which included a co-worker who thinks she is hot chili for hot dogs :D Really, she was the first person to go, then as I scrolled down, I started unfriended people left...
    fictiongirl21 fictiongirl21 18-21, F Jun 15, 2014

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    Ok, I didn't delete it.

    But I want to go for a month without Facebook and then maybe I'll delete it. Checking facebook has become such a waste of my time. I'm 31, not 12. Even though it was technically started during my generation, and it was fun at one point when I was in college...it has become...
    RNY83 RNY83 31-35, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Fakebook Is Connected With The Cia

    & they are watching you. ORWELL-style! I PERMANENTLY deleted mine & will never get another one.
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F Oct 28, 2013

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    Facebook Is Another Word For Failure

    When i first had my facebook i was pretty excited actually all the way through and was sad i had to delete it. The thing was, i wanted to do well in life and i had exams coming up, and then there were hours and hours on end being wasted on Facebook...strangely isaw my grades...
    DownsideUp DownsideUp 16-17 Jul 23, 2010

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    Some people think horror movies

    or big spiders are scary, but nothing terrifies me more than couples that share a Facebook profile.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 19, 2014

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    Facebook makes me sad

    and I always end up posting my feelings to much. At least here I'm anonymous.
    BlankWhitePage BlankWhitePage 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Yeah, I just found that she (Xilevillify) has deleted her account (or maybe she has been deleted). She was starting to be a friend to me.. If you read this contact me again please...
    MrZenigata MrZenigata 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    EP sent me an e saying my story praising all the good work Gene Wilder has done in film was deleted for content...I asked for a review but was so pissed I complained...it took 20...
    quantumike quantumike 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Facebook To Charge Users For Posting Pictures Of Snow Web News: After high levels of snowfall in the UK, Facebook has announced plans to start charging users for posting...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I deleted my account, which was forrestelf and I realized I shouldn't have ever done that. I'm back! If you recognize my username MESSAGE ME. I'm trying to get everybody I knew...
    forrestelf forrestelf 18-21, F Feb 13

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    It didnt get deleted but it just got removed for no reason my old account was IwantDomination
    IneedPleasure IneedPleasure 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    A while back, I was suspended for two weeks for talking dirty on EP where I shouldn't have. When two weeks passed and I wasn't reinstated, I created another screen name to get on...
    SunnyJohansen3 SunnyJohansen3 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I really do like this site. However, it's not the same. I don't feel as free to express things the way I had before. The site's changed and I've changed, and it's starting to...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I ******* hate Facebook, it's all so samey and most of the people on there that I have don't even seem like themselves; very,very few people have any real want for a good...
    BeccaLouise40 BeccaLouise40 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 28

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    For some reason, i decided to deactivate my fb account… i know how useful it is, like documenting every event we have and to be connected to people that we haven’t seen for a...
    ysangrose ysangrose 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    FILE THIS LYING HIPPO AND HER FRIENDS IN FOR HACKING INTO MY FACEBOOK LIARS LIARS LIARS GET AWAY FROM THIS DISHONEST FRAUD THE WOMAN IS A DOCUMENTED FRAUD THATS ALL I NEEDED...
    FACEBOOKLIARS FACEBOOKLIARS 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I love this site. Facebook for some reason leaves me feeling empty! I love that people on here are so real. I love to help others and I love to be able to express myself and my...
    Iwalwjv Iwalwjv 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm on Facebook Twitter & MySpace I rarely use Tumblr
    Theinfo Theinfo 22-25, M Jan 29

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    https://www.facebook.com/spontanousminds it's for my YouTube page. please check it out.
    ZeidynWolf ZeidynWolf 18-21 Jan 31

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    I've been on and off Facebook for a while. This time around, I've called it quits for good. That site is so full of fake friends and superficial people. Nobody really cares about...
    NG725324 NG725324 41-45, M Feb 7

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    I'd really like to delete my Facebook account! I turned off all my notifications, but they still keep sending me emails that say, "you have notifications pending," I finally just...
    secretthoughts secretthoughts 31-35, F Feb 9

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    Don't show anything to Koke123 ! It´s a weird person, he always ask questions to you but never reply your questions and if you force him he block you ! He asked me my face :0 i...
    Engdestroyer Engdestroyer 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    A personal FB blog page, inspired by traveling this journey called life, to think, laugh, cry & have a new outlook on life. It's https://m.facebook.com/JourneyUnderSunshine Please...
    NaomiSunJourney NaomiSunJourney 31-35, F Feb 10

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    As I know a lot of my friends on Facebook in person I do not want them to judge me. As it took me ages to make them accept me.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 Feb 12

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