What social media sites do you use?

What social media sites do you use the most? Top three.

  • Facebook

    Votes: 19 79.2%
  • Google+

    Votes: 5 20.8%
  • Twitter

    Votes: 6 25.0%
  • LinkedIN

    Votes: 10 41.7%
  • Reddit

    Votes: 3 12.5%
  • StumbleUpon

    Votes: 1 4.2%
  • Pinterest

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    24
  • #1
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Main Question or Discussion Point

Which do you use the most? Multiple choice, pick your top three.
 
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  • #2
Evo
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I have fake accounts for a couple, a semi fake one for another and I don't actually use any. (this is where jhae, if he wasn't away in rocket surgeon training, would call me a luddite)
 
  • #3
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I have fake accounts for a couple, a semi fake one for another and I don't actually use any. (this is where jhae, if he wasn't away in rocket surgeon training, would call me a luddite)
Why make fake accounts though?
 
  • #4
Evo
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Why make fake accounts though?
I created a FB account for PF to "like" you.

A google plus for you.

linkedin at the requests of friends that wanted to add me to their network.
 
  • #5
OmCheeto
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Poop. I didn't see it was multiple choice.

Add one for me for the "Linked In" please.

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Though for the longest time, I thought it meant "Linked Natural Log".....
Yes. I am not very smart........
 
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  • #6
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I have and use Facebook but I very much regret making it now knowing that they keep every single message you ever sent and receive on file, you can never 100% delete your account and all your messages, status updates and personal information is kept.
 
  • #7
turbo
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I have no accounts. My social media is PF.
 
  • #8
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I used to have a Facebook account, but after years of stasis I decided to delete it. While it is a good tool for keeping up with old friends, I found that I was too much of a recluse to do even that, and remaining on a website on which nothing is happening is, I would say, counter-productive. If you were to ask me why I did that for a significant length of time, I wouldn't be able to give you an answer.
 
  • #9
reenmachine
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I use facebook but very rarely.Don't use any other.
 
  • #10
lisab
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I look at facebook, very rarely post there. Does that count as "use"?
 
  • #11
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Why is reddit a social media site?
 
  • #12
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Why is reddit a social media site?
"Social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks"

PF is a social media site too.
 
  • #13
jtbell
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I participate in a handful of specialized online discussion forums for various topics. One of them is PF, of course. I don't use any general social-networking sites like the ones listed in the poll.
 
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"Social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks"

PF is a social media site too.
So pretty much any site is a social media, even news sites
 
  • #16
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So pretty much any site is a social media, even news sites
New sites may have social media elements, but their still a news site.
 
  • #17
phinds
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Where's the option for "none" ?
 
  • #18
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None myself.
 
  • #19
Monique
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LinkedIN I've never found useful for anything, beside keeping track of my CV. Twitter I only use to complain to companies, because they provide instant high-quality customer care (opposed to calling or e-mailing them) :biggrin:
 
  • #21
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I thought Reddit would be a bit higher. I was interested in this for what share buttons to add. thanks all!
 
  • #22
Curious3141
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Why make fake accounts though?
Well, I have a fake FB account (using a "nom de guerre") in order to easily login to one of the gazillion places that allow FB logins - say to post a comment on a news article. Otherwise, I'd have to go through the hassle of registering specifically on the site.

I held off for the longest time then sometime a couple of years back, I finally created an FB account with my real name. Almost immediately, I got inundated with "friend" requests. In less than a week, I deleted the account. It was after this that I created the fake account, which allows me to get little things done, but maintain my privacy and peace of mind.
 

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