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post #21 of 27
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Originally Posted by tri31 View Post

I am one of those freaks that refuse to sign up for facebook. Not that there is anything wrong with it. In my personal circle it is because I don't approve of gossip. And my daughter doesn't like the idea of mama on facebook (even though she is savy and responsible and I know she isn't misusing it).  I will miss you all if you go away, thanks for being there for me these last several weeks. I don't have other moms with young kids, so I always enjoy the company. 

 



I am also a "freak" not on facebook, but it's because I have a problem with FB. I don't want to openly dis, or anything, but FB (IMO) has an unethical UA, and especially for picture people, know that the UA states all photos and uploaded materials belong to FB, not you. Even if you delete it - they still own the cache. I don't know how long they maintain their data, but there's certainly an ethical bag of worms there. The official "press release" of FB is that privacy settings mean they wouldn't, um, sell your kid's picture to advertisers. But FYI, that is not what the terms of service say. 

 

Summation: it's too sketchy, IMO. 

 

I'm kinda hesitant to post this, for the risk of offending someone who loves FB, but I guess I feel an ethical obligation to remind people. I explain this to my students all the time (and about geotagging too). Of course, you are all much more social networking savvy than them, but... yeah, anyway, my intent is not to offend or derail. And I hope you all keep coming here too... innocent.gif

 

 

post #22 of 27
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I did start a fb page for our ddc. If you want to join yay if not that's fine. I just found it a different type of ddc on fb. Kind of like people who are on here and on other clubs. I just found it fun and a little less serious. I enjoy this site and have used it for my last 4 pregnancys so I will continue on. I just thought it might be fun. I hope people don't take offence or get upset I'm just a fb fan and find it easy to communicate on.
post #23 of 27
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Originally Posted by MovnMama View Post



I am also a "freak" not on facebook, but it's because I have a problem with FB. I don't want to openly dis, or anything, but FB (IMO) has an unethical UA, and especially for picture people, know that the UA states all photos and uploaded materials belong to FB, not you. Even if you delete it - they still own the cache. I don't know how long they maintain their data, but there's certainly an ethical bag of worms there. The official "press release" of FB is that privacy settings mean they wouldn't, um, sell your kid's picture to advertisers. But FYI, that is not what the terms of service say. 

 

Summation: it's too sketchy, IMO. 

 

I'm kinda hesitant to post this, for the risk of offending someone who loves FB, but I guess I feel an ethical obligation to remind people. I explain this to my students all the time (and about geotagging too). Of course, you are all much more social networking savvy than them, but... yeah, anyway, my intent is not to offend or derail. And I hope you all keep coming here too... innocent.gif

 

 

 

I don't LOVE FB...it's become a "necessary" evil in my life. I'm so busy with my life and a lot of my friends have similar, busy lifestyles. We're chasing kids, breeding animals, growing food, cooking....just doing a lot of stuff that keeps us very busy. So FB is how we swap pics of good looking rabbits we bred, show off that new coop we built, etc. I post an unbelievable amount of pictures of food. Way way more than I do of my kids. I don't have very many friends at all...most are family and close friends...and it SAVES me in dealing with family that live far away that I am not necessarily "super close" with...but who like to see how we're doing, etc. I used to have to send these crazy emails full of pictures and long letters about everything that is going on..and it was really time consuming. I already spend so much time corresponding by mail...monthly emails was too much.

 

So, yeah. It's sketchy as hell. The UA sucks. But that's just kind of the world we live in right now. I don't really consider any mode of connecting with other people remotely to be that great. I was dragged into FB very late in the game...kicking and screaming and cursing the damn thing...but I'm glad for it now. It has enriched my feeling of connectedness with my community and allowed me to see what people I really love but hardly ever have the time to see are doing!! But yeah...I get the reluctance. FOR SURE!
 

 

post #24 of 27

Personally, I like coming here and having it be all about the DDC, not mixed in with everything else I see on FB.  I also especially like being about to skip to my "unread" posts instead of re-reading everything.  I am not online doing personal things (FB or DDC) during the day because of work, so the instantaneous nature of FB isn't really a benefit for me.  Picture-wise, while I have posted a belly shot on here without any trouble, I don't have a smartphone to do mobile photo uploads to FB anyway, so I'm not a frequent picture-sharer.

 

Have any of you been in a group with two locations like that?  Were you able to maintain unity as a group even if everyone wasn't in both locations?  I think it might be hard for folks who don't want to add the FB option to truly "keep up" with what is happening with people....since they would not have access to some of the conversations...

post #25 of 27
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Originally Posted by Motherto4 View Post

I did start a fb page for our ddc. If you want to join yay if not that's fine.


I'd love to join the FB group! Can you post a link here (I should be able to access it that way if it's a 'closed' group) otherwise please add me as a friend: http://facebook.com/cultivateyourhealth and then add me to the group that way :-)

 

I'd love to connect with you all more often on MDC but it's just not possible since I'm so active on FB and Twitter I just can't find the time to keep up here as well. I'd love to connect with those of you that are on FB! :-)

 

post #26 of 27
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There is another fb thread on here that has the link. I can't post it from my phone.
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Originally Posted by Motherto4 View Post

There is another fb thread on here that has the link. I can't post it from my phone.

 

Thanks, I found it. Here's the link in case anyone else wants it: http://www.facebook.com/groups/214363638643294/

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