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I 'm Starting to Regret Belonging to Facebook

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    Fb Is Not Like It Used To Be It Has Become Just Like Myspace

    I just deleted mines today facebook is becoming like myspace now. I was getting so annoyed with ppl posting like my status for this or that. The new thing ppl are beginning to do now with the versus groups for example spanis vs. black I mean is that really necessary. Ypu would...
    JoAnnE25 JoAnnE25 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2011

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    Creepy Facebook Stalkers

    I think Facebook is a good vehicle for creepy people. They don't need to be brazen at all to facebook stalk you, and all they need is a first and last name. When I first joined facebook, I left my profile to be found by anyone. That was a mistake. I got two messages from two...
    hekatemoon hekatemoon 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2010

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    Didn't is used to have posts by friends?

    Actual content...not just forwards or adds. I'm still in there for my business and to get updates on out of state or country family. And NO! I will not add you to FB!!!
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    Everyone Eventually Regrets Joining Facebook

    Just get off it now. It's a time suck. It will make you feel bad about your own life. Go have a real friend. **** Facebook.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Sick Of Everyone Else's Perfect Life!

    I am so sick of reading about the perfect vacations, perfect love lives, perfect job offers, and perfect new homes/cars/pets/whatever. Every day I have to read about how happy and content other people are. It is normal in life to have some disappointments, but you'd never know...
    waynerman waynerman 56-60, M 8 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    That's What Facebook Is All About.

    I am on Facebook. It is the only way I can stay in contact with certain people. I don't take it too seriously though, and have written a couple of outrageous things on it. My philosophy. Do it now before the censors and moral 'nazis' take over, and we are unable to open our...
    leprechaunz leprechaunz 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    I Deactivated My Fb Account

    Facebook is not good for paranoid people.  I was checking mine a million times a day in case one of my "friends" wrote something stupid on my wall.  After i deactivated it though, now I worry that people will think that I "deleted" them, cause that's a big insult in...
    nonmihi nonmihi 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2010

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    Creepy 25 Year Old

    his names bobby McMillan and hes stalking me on facebook either this guys insane or has no life and i am not a baby why does he call me that i dont belong to him im dating im taken he can go screw himself im bloody 17 he needs to leave me alone creep my boyfriends worried even...
    Ladystone Ladystone 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    I Just Deactivated My Facebook Account.

    I just couldn't bear the fakery any longer.  70 friends?  Ha!  Only a couple would even talk to me on the street, and none pick up the phone to see how I really am.  Write anything sarcastic, someone takes it personally.  Write anything self-depricating...
    puzzle590 puzzle590 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    The social networking site

    where nobody socially networks.
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I'm Really Close To Deleting My Account

    I really wish I hadn't joined FB. Right now I have most of my "friends" blocked because I hate to see how good their life is when my life is crap. I got nothing to post because I don't have a life. My posts would be nothing but me complaining about work. Who wants to constantly...
    Quirkyscreenname Quirkyscreenname 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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    I have the dubious honor of being a very early

    member of Facebook and have therefor seen it throughout most of it's stages, and I've liked each upgrade and progression less than the last!
    Slyyger Slyyger 26-30, M Feb 1, 2014

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    Just Want To Spread A Little Positivity

    Every time I get on facebook I can't help but notice all the negativity! It's almost overwhelming for me. I feel like there aren't enough pages focusing on the positivity and beauty surrounding us in our every day life that aren't specifically focused on a particular religious...
    OliviaSaunders OliviaSaunders 22-25, F Sep 19, 2013

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    Hate All Of You People!!

    no one comments on my statuses (!_!) unless I'm moving away, go shopping, got married maybe?? ;p It's probably because I'm sort of close to people who has a clique of their own.. They're busy with them and I'm busy with just me.. I guess you need your own clique to get talking...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2011

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    Eww. Just Eww.

    i used to go on everyday last year. this year, i thought to myself, What is the hype? i dont know why i even have facebook at all. i dont want to delete it because i have friends there that i know that are gone from this city, this country, even. what i hate is that people add...
    zipseal zipseal 18-21 2 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    Facebook Members Worse Nightmares

    jay04sch.blogs.experienceproject.com/2563528.html After I posted a blog about "Facebook being out of control" And send a link to my Facebook account, For some or other mysterious reason the link keeps disappearing. None of my friends can view my timeline, which means Facebook...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2013

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    Where I went to High school?

    College? Work experiences? Where I have traveled? I'm sorry but this is a social networking site, not a resume or online dating profile. T.T I miss the old facebook. Back in '08 when it had buttons and banners and snowball fights... back when it was FUN.
    Ishtael Ishtael 18-21, F Feb 17, 2014

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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 actually talk to people, make them happy and yourself as well in the process? Lol hate facebook go eat a bag of dicks facebook...
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    I Had To Stop Going On Fb

    One of the reasons Is because while I was on there saturday a bogus antivirus tried to take over my computer. It was quite nasty because it corrupted my antivirus and I couldn't even get back on the internet. I had to restore my computer. That was the only way I could get back on...
    AthenaRose AthenaRose 31-35, F Jun 30, 2010

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    I like Facebook. It's a great way to keep in

    touch with friends and family. At the same time though I find it depressing. Seeing all these people I went to high school with all their children's baby pictures, the nice houses and cars, the career of their dreams, vacation photos, etc. It just starts to get to you. And I...
    lonelygirl2007 lonelygirl2007 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 7, 2014

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    Good For Reviving Old Friendships? Not Always.

    Facebook is allegedly good for renewing old friendships.  However, in the time I have been on there, I have had to take the unfortunate step of writing a former friend out of my life. She is a "former friend" because she ignored my Facebook friend request.  I have...
    SquarePeg61 SquarePeg61 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    It's Exhausting

    Does anyone else get tired of answering people's comments on pics? You post something, then 50 people comment and you feel like you have to comment back or at least like their comment. It's also difficult getting everyone's daily thoughts thrown at you as soon as you log on...
    busedorno busedorno 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    I Guess I Shouldn't Feel Hurt But...

    I decide to quit facebook for good. its too much of a time sink, and its not working anyway -- my chat is disabled, my games dont work anymore, and i can't even upload pics anymore. so, i wrote a status update, saying that i wouldnt be on facebook, and if you want to keep in...
    TheBestMeICanBe TheBestMeICanBe 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    At Least One Thing I Am Not Tired Of On FB ...

    Camel pics or videos of camels humping and a variation of the Geico commercial on Wednesdays.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 10, 2013

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    I remember when Facebook didn't want my number,

    didn't care about my work history, and didn't force me into providing it information that I can't stand putting out on the internet anyway. Since when is it okay for a social networking site to be so intruding? Or am I the crazy one here? O-o
    ADrag ADrag 18-21 1 Response Feb 10, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Thinking about deactivating mine, but am worried I'll need it in the future for clubs and activities...I sincerely regret ever making one in the first place. It makes me depressed...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    yes it does. ep allows me to say and confess things i can't on facebook. and get tired of seeing pics of every second of other peoples lives. i really don't care. i don't...
    stlguy45 stlguy45 41-45, M 17 hrs ago

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    5 Reasons why i hate facebook: 1. Stupid game requests 2. People who add others they don't know just so they look popular. 3.Those "if you don't share or like this picture" posts...
    Darkstar101 Darkstar101 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I become more and more depressed the more I visit or stay on Facebook. Approximately ten days ago, my ex became my friend on Facebook again after almost a year. That only adds to...
    Beth1218 Beth1218 51-55 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm 17 and never knew the actual feeling of regret until I lost my virginity a month ago. I waited for so long to make sure I lost it to someone that actually meant something to me...
    tg3434 tg3434 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was stalking through my old statuses. These are some of my terribly embarrassing statuses from when I was aged 9-11.oh my god! I was 11 when I posted those. The first one is...
    ZacV11 ZacV11 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yes I find it causes so many complications n arguments ! To the point were I ad to start a all new Facebook from scratch ! Due to so much hassle !! As anyone else been thinking...
    robbiotrebio robbiotrebio 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    If anyone likes card games I created this new one called Viking Poker. here is my fb group to check it out. www.facebook.com/groups/vikingpoker
    VikingPoker VikingPoker 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    If anyone likes card games I designed an awesome new type of poker game. here is my facebook group... www.facebook.com/groups/vikingpoker
    VikingPoker VikingPoker 41-45, M a week ago

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    I cancelled my Facebook because I don't see the point in looking at stuff from people that have made my life more difficult. I want to make real friends outside of Facebook.
    williamMI williamMI 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Add Me Up On Facebook Or Tell Me Your ID i Will Add You !
    Karan9560 Karan9560 22-25, M Jul 22

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    Want To Make New Facebook Friends.. Anyone Interested ?
    Karan9560 Karan9560 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Hey Add Me Up On Facebook Or Tell Me Ur ID's I Will Add You !
    Karan9560 Karan9560 22-25, M Jul 22

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    Today I am slightly pained. I have had a few of these days recently. I finally came to the conclusion that I may still be holding on to some regret from my past. Regret as in the...
    njflyer njflyer 31-35, M Jul 21

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    Im thinking of the opposite of it. I loved in Myspace how people who i didnt know talked to me. The internet is here for to get to know people from other countries. Facebook made...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F Jul 21

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    One rich man created this crap site and the humanity moved to use it. This was the shock of my life. I not only lost all the amazing friends from Myspace but now im lonely as hell...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I lost my virginity last friday night. i was out in town with my friends and hadn't been so drunk since my 18th birthday. i started chatting to a guy next thing i know I'm walking...
    travellover96 travellover96 18-21, F Jul 20

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    Someone once told me, "You have to get up and find the beauty of the world." And they were right. The world is a horrible place. Life in itself is pretty crappy. Chance brings you...
    SupermanReturns SupermanReturns 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    This happened about 2 weeks ago. He didnt know I was a virgin. Well i was in his house & no one was home. We were just cuddling on the couch and talking about everything. Then we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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