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I Deleted My Facebook

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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

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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

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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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    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 46-50, F 42 Responses May 22, 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...
    jesrie23 jesrie23 26-30, F 1 Response May 23, 2012

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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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    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

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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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    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 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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    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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    I deleted my Facebook!

    !! And it feels awesome xD, people that have done it share how it has been like for you !!!
    feistyfun15 feistyfun15 22-25, F Mar 29

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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 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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 36-40, F Jul 12

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Add me, let's be friends :) www.facebook.com/alfiemark
    AlfieMark AlfieMark 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Argh! I was close to this friend on EP and their account was deleted, or they deleted their account w/o explanation. I would like to find you -- you know who you are, find me and...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 10 hrs ago

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    I deleted all my ep stories and my ep blogs as they are all about my ex boyfriend who I love like mad still. They were just too painful to see every time when I log on here. We are...
    2Chill4U 2Chill4U 18-21, M Aug 31

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    The reason i deleted my my body album is because my pictures are ending up online..... and dont go looking because i paid someone alot of money took take them all down why are...
    jordanraye jordanraye 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Ice bucket challenge, beer nominations, whatever the f someone comes up with next,... I SIMPLY DON'T CARE !!! Although writing about kind of contradicts that but I'm not the only...
    PersonOfUninterest PersonOfUninterest 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Facebook is a ******* joke. Took my page down right away. Dumbest **** ever. Complete waste of time. Why would you want to sit on there and watch others be happy when you could...
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    No one on my facebook talk any more so here my facebook feel free to add me https://m.facebook.com/home.php?refsrc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.co.uk%2F
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    For those of my friends who wanted to add me on Facebook but I didn't have one... I now have a facebook account and am looking to add! :D
    MissCaraCarnageTheGamingGambit MissCaraCarnageTheGamingGambit 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have a facebook I don't use it cod every one on it stoped talking to me so if you want to add me then just ask me
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M Aug 17

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    ADD ME ON FACEBOOK : SONNY LAMAR
    sonnylamar sonnylamar 16-17, F Aug 17

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    I feel so stupid. I stalked my boyfriends ex wife's friend and accidentally hit the friend button I immediately hit it again to undo it but it was too late. The notification went...
    mayling71 mayling71 41-45, F Aug 18

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    Some of my female friends and I were called disgusting and pigs on Facebook today. :(
    faerieshimmer87 faerieshimmer87 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    My Facebook account in image if anyone wants to add me
    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M Aug 21

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    Add me on Facebook : Cats Cats Cats :3
    sarahjuillette sarahjuillette 16-17, F Aug 24

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    Add me, my Facebook name is cats cats cats :3
    sarahjuillette sarahjuillette 16-17, F Aug 24

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    Its been 20 years and i found my ex on facebook. We havent spoken to each other until now. I know i still have feelings for him and he does tooWe are going to give it another try...
    imheavensent603 imheavensent603 41-45, F Aug 24

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    I am usually always on Facebook :D I love it even though my family stalks me on there XD
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Aug 25

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    Here is mine. https://www.facebook.com/nikakeyo ^_^ Feel free to add me <3
    nikarikeyo nikarikeyo 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Add me on Facebook: Rihab Elesseily
    RosieWhite1 RosieWhite1 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Add me on Facebook: rihab.elesseily1
    RosieWhite1 RosieWhite1 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I am on Facebook but family and friends rarely see me. I use it to spot check my nieces, nephews, friends and some family members. You would have to very special to go there...
    Soullovr Soullovr 56-60, M Sep 2

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    I'm new to Facebook I still don't know how to use it add me
    taylor7922 taylor7922 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Welcome to Facebook! The place where relationships are prefect, Liars believe their own bullshit, And the world shows of they are living a great life, Where the enemies are the...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Ok so my facebook is boring cos every one as stop talking to me full stop I needing new people to add and talk to just keep in mind my posts are mostly random **** I put up to...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I wish I didn't have to wait for loving until Facebook gets it time. We have three kids together and I have had to deal with her cheating 4 different times. Don't get me wrong I...
    Darkpriest85 Darkpriest85 26-30, M Sep 7

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