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  1. Oct 24, 2004 #1

    dduardo

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    For those in college, how many of you have posted a profile on www.thefacebook.com ? At my school this network has been getting very popular.
     
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  3. Jan 18, 2006 #2
    I've been on for a long time, lets get a PF facebook network going. Anyone who is on facebook search me and and invite me as a friend.
     
  4. Jan 18, 2006 #3

    brewnog

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    I've been on it for a while, but (last time I looked!) there were only a few UK Universities on it, so I only have about 4 friends!
     
  5. Jan 18, 2006 #4
    brew did you invite me?
     
  6. Jan 18, 2006 #5

    brewnog

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    I will when I can work out what my username and password are!
     
  7. Jan 18, 2006 #6

    dduardo

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    I got an invite from SpaceTiger!

    I sent you an invite Greg.
     
  8. Jan 18, 2006 #7

    Evo

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    What does this do?
     
  9. Jan 18, 2006 #8

    Evo

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    Oh nevermind, I risked clicking on it (I'm at work).
     
  10. Jan 18, 2006 #9

    Sorry dear, no old people allowed. :biggrin:

    (seriously though, you need a .edu email to be able to get into face book.)
     
  11. Jan 18, 2006 #10

    Evo

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    :grumpy:

    You'll regret that. :devil:
     
  12. Jan 18, 2006 #11
    Old people are allowed, as long as they are a professor or employee of some university. Of course, I don't know too many professors who would get on Facebook...:)
     
  13. Jan 18, 2006 #12
    Yep. I'll be joining Facebook when I get my university e-mail address.
     
  14. Jan 18, 2006 #13
    i'm on it... if you really want to friend me i'm space tigers only (i think) umass friend. and apparently he's dduardo's friens now, who's now greg's friend too. so start with greg and you'll eventually get to me...
     
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  15. Jan 18, 2006 #14
    Oooo I can't wait to befriend Gale!
     
  16. Jan 18, 2006 #15
    why?? thrill of the chase? maybe i should make it take longer to find me.. hehe.
     
  17. Jan 18, 2006 #16
    Ahem... :)
     
  18. Jan 18, 2006 #17

    Evo

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    You know, I could get on here as one of my daughters and track you down. :mad:
     
  19. Jan 18, 2006 #18
    It says that it supports the college I work at but it wont accept my e-mail adress for some reason.
     
  20. Jan 18, 2006 #19
    Does it end purely in @yourschool.edu? It may not register you as being part of the school if it's like @staff.yourschool.edu or something.
     
  21. Jan 18, 2006 #20

    Moonbear

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    Can it distinguish between student and faculty/staff addresses? Some universities have different servers for student accounts with different domain names that'll give it away who is student vs non-student.
     
  22. Jan 18, 2006 #21
    Evo's still upset about the your little comment, gravenewworld... :uhh:

    It's ok, Evo. You're not old! :approve: Why would you wanna be a Facebook member anyway? Too many crazy college kids... I can't wait!
     
  23. Jan 18, 2006 #22

    mrjeffy321

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    From the looks of it, it cannot. Although technically I do have an email@student.CollegeName.edu email, I registered without the .student part and it works fine.

    A bunch of my friends pestered me into joining and since then, have pretty much ignored me on it. Although I have found people on there who I havent seen for many many years.
     
  24. Jan 18, 2006 #23

    Evo

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    That's ok, I belong to the oldgeezers.com network. Those of us that have controlable arthritis and can still type are a really fun group! :frown:
     
  25. Jan 18, 2006 #24
    hey guys,
    this is my first post in about a year :s
    but yes i have just registered on face book,
    so who wants a friend hahaha
     
  26. Jan 18, 2006 #25
    It allows both student and staff accounts. It even asks if you are student, alumni, undergrad, faculty, staff, ect..
    It may be a different domain though since I put in the school name with out "college" after it (which my adress includes "college") and it took it. Ofcourse I wont get the confirmation e-mail because the adress isn't right. I can submit it to be added though I think.
     
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