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This is what some people in London told us:

Facebook is good for staying in contact with people, but it can be addictive.

One woman says she uses Facebook all the time!

Did you know?

Fact

A survey in Australia revealed that 28% of employers use social media tools to locate or screen potential candidates for a job.

Language tip

The word 'follower' has been closely linked to social networking. It refers to someone who is tracking a particular person, group or organisation on a social networking site.

Cultural tip

Messages posted on social networking sites in the US and the UK are subject to the same libel laws as mainstream media but the anonymity afforded to some users makes prosecution more difficult.

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  • 56. At 9:06pm on 08 Dec 2011, cristina wrote:

    Facebook is a great channel to keep in touch and updated with friends, family and even colleagues we usually don't meet face to face. I have found friends from high school, trips, exchange studies and others adventures. It's awesome to find out you have a lot in common with some of them, even with that person you wouldn't imagine to get along well....
    It's important though NOT expose your life (from pictures) and your personnel information. Remember that friends from your friends can have access to your profile (unless you have blocked this option).

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  • 57. At 9:22pm on 08 Dec 2011, Ukboz wrote:

    Hmm! I use Facebook I love keeping in touch with my friends. I use facebook it's really enjoyable to look my friends' photos and their life. Because they share whatever they want. Sometimes I can find very interesting photos. I can send messages with facebook it's cheaper than SMS. I think Facebook is the most popular social network in Turkey. Also there is an another social network which is Twitter. But I don't have any idea about Twitter because I don't have a Twitter account :)

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  • 58. At 9:23pm on 08 Dec 2011, Nicholas wrote:

    The pity is that employers can use it to have their opinion. It's an ambiguous source, and after all, even a jobseeker has the right not to have his/her profile on a "social" network.
    Having said that, maybe it is addictive... or maybe it will be flogged to death.

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  • 59. At 02:36am on 09 Dec 2011, Face wrote:

    I only use facebook, because it has already spent a lot of time. I do not want to be a social networking addict, and I think that hanging out with friends is more interesting.

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  • 60. At 08:10am on 09 Dec 2011, khalidmfy wrote:

    I think most people who use the social networks Addictively have plenty of time to waste .
    I use Twitter only .

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  • 61. At 08:50am on 09 Dec 2011, Barbora Mikeskóvá wrote:

    I have a facebook.I write in there with your friends in my sparetime. There can sometimes play a game.facebook is not too good because someone can get on someone else's account.

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  • 62. At 08:58am on 09 Dec 2011, Klára wrote:

    I am registered on Facebook but I don't use every day. I use Facebook only when I want chat with my friends or when I want to keep in touch with my friends can't often meet face to face! Or I play different games. Or I look at the commentary of my friends.

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  • 63. At 08:59am on 09 Dec 2011, anna wrote:

    I use facebook, but not every day. I go to facebook only when I need something. Or I go chat with friends.I went play games last year. I go to facebook when I waiting for a message. I haven't time to go there all the time.

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  • 64. At 09:00am on 09 Dec 2011, sarkabartlova wrote:

    I use facebook. I want to stay in touch wit my friends. And like them i write. Sometimes also a look at their profil and something I'll write below some pictures. But in any case, I'm not dependent. So I think that anything that is not exaggeration but it's good to be in contact with their friends.

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  • 65. At 09:02am on 09 Dec 2011, Martinaaaa wrote:

    I also have facebook. Today, Facebook is one of the most famous social networks. Used to komnunikaci between people. But unfortunately there are also many psychopaths and rapists. They entice children to pornography. Facebook is a lot of quizzes and attractions. A lot of facebook addict.

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  • 66. At 1:49pm on 09 Dec 2011, Tenzin wrote:

    Social networking site is a mainstream of communication. Using social networks such as Facebook, and Google+, we feel living very closely together though we are apart.
    Facebook is like a home, while Google+ is like a world. If you like to live in your home only then use Facebook, on the other hand if you wish to live in the world, then use Google+.

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  • 67. At 2:28pm on 09 Dec 2011, Truong Le wrote:

    Nowadays, social networking sites are very popular in our life, especially facebook. Although, facebook can bring enormous benefit, there are several negative aspects which should be considered. I will discuss pros and cons of using facebook

    The first and most crucial merit is that facebook make many people closer. By this I mean, numerous people use facebook in order to keep in touch with their friends who can not often meet face to face. Moreover, through facebook, they can look their friend's photo and share feelings about them. Therefore, they understand more and update huge amount of information about their friends.

    Another significant positive aspect that needs to be taken into account is that it is easy to use. In reality, facebook attracks a large amount of people utilize it, especially young people and even elderly people.

    Howerver, besides these advanges, facebook has a negative impact on many people. They are addicted very badly to social networking sites. As a matter of fact, they are time-consuming to utilize it or play games on facebook. As a result, they do not concentrate on studying and have a bad study performance.

    There is a saying that everything comes at a price, facebook is not a exception. Howerver, it is obvious that the benefits outweigh drawbacks. It is advised that people are encouraged to use facebook so as to contact with other people.

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  • 68. At 7:21pm on 09 Dec 2011, howwas wrote:

    i have facebook, twitter, igoogle acounts but i use facebook the most to know my friends latest news and share with them my news too !

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  • 69. At 8:58pm on 09 Dec 2011, Anton Dansin wrote:

    Yes. I use Facebook and vk.com. Yet I think it's kind of bad thing. Sometimes it's just a waste of time... It distracts you from working, studying, etc.

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  • 70. At 10:13pm on 09 Dec 2011, Marina wrote:

    Hi,

    certainly I use such social networking sites as facebook or vkontakte. But only in order to keep in touch with my close friends, who lives (unfortunatelly for me) in other country...so I have no possibility to see them often.

    To say truth I spend a lot of time to communicate with my parents per skype.(We can to drink tee together or thanks skype I have seen that my little brother have made his first steps himself). I am very happy that I can see and hear them besides large distance between us.

    best regards
    Marina=)

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  • 71. At 02:41am on 10 Dec 2011, galoenk wrote:

    im very addicted social network like facebook...

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  • 72. At 07:44am on 10 Dec 2011, Riru wrote:

    When I cannot meet my friends directly, I can get in touch on social networks. So I think that is very useful for communicating with my friends.

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  • 73. At 09:13am on 10 Dec 2011, Alibaba wrote:

    Yeah i use social network because is the best way to get in torch with friends and loved ones

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  • 74. At 2:34pm on 10 Dec 2011, tiong wrote:

    I used to use fb for making friends, but I closed my account before long when I realised it occupied too much of my time. Now I spend my free time on learning English.

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  • 75. At 4:53pm on 10 Dec 2011, Chie wrote:

    Yes. I use Twitter and mixi, because I can contact with my friends at any time.
    I want to share photo and video with my friends.
    So I use social networking and love it!

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  • 76. At 6:12pm on 10 Dec 2011, Dr_Omar wrote:

    I m use use facebook usually everyday nearly,But i feel it is a bad habit ,because i spent the long hours sitting ob this small laptop for no purpose ,just to convict myself that there is something which make me busy

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  • 77. At 05:36am on 11 Dec 2011, Nazuki wrote:

    Yes, I do! I use Twitter to contact with my friends very often. I use it in my free time, so I think that I depend on social networking. If I contact with my friends, I use Twitter rather than email.

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  • 78. At 09:16am on 11 Dec 2011, asami wrote:

    I use Twitter. I think Twitter is very useful for me to contact with my friends. And I could know about around the world with Twitter. So, I think social networkink is useful.

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  • 79. At 01:19am on 12 Dec 2011, Youlihua wrote:

    I use mixi. That is very famous social networking service in Japan. I always use it because I can keep in touch with my friends. I like social net working.

    I'll use face book because I want to make friends with overseas people.

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  • 80. At 1:14pm on 12 Dec 2011, Yukari wrote:

    I also use Facebook and mixi every day. I think that social network is fun, because it makes a point of communicating with my freind and can know my freind's activities in real time.
    In addition, facebook is a good English lesson for me, so I try to write in English.

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  • 81. At 4:00pm on 12 Dec 2011, gaoli wrote:

    Yes, I use Facebook, Renren, Weibo everyday, we can share our life with our friends anywhere and anytime. But I know that we can't spend more time in this social networking, because it's a waste time.

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  • 82. At 6:17pm on 12 Dec 2011, Riyas wrote:

    I log facebook everyday. I am interested in watching and listening by others post. This would bring many untold and amazing news and stories. More over I meet many relatives and freinds and enjoy seeing their pics taken from different places. But I don't like to post or share any link.

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  • 83. At 6:58pm on 12 Dec 2011, Trrina wrote:

    Yes, I use face book to be in touch with my friends specially who lives over see, also to meet people from different country to know them culture.

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  • 84. At 10:23pm on 12 Dec 2011, Oguz Eskin wrote:

    I use Facebook,such as others. It takes my free times, but sometimes I think it is unnecessary. I still am not leave from it. :S

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  • 85. At 03:56am on 13 Dec 2011, Edwin wrote:

    I like to use facebook every day so that i can keep in touch with my freinds.

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  • 86. At 2:29pm on 13 Dec 2011, Vandre wrote:

    Yes, I use Facebook, Twitter and now Google Plus. But honestly I do not know what I do on social networking, because people write more about his private life than about business or work.

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  • 87. At 4:16pm on 13 Dec 2011, aquesio wrote:

    yes ,I use facebook often,rarely twitter.i have a few friends but selected.

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  • 88. At 9:07pm on 13 Dec 2011, prasad deshpande wrote:

    I use social networking sites very rarely because it leads to waste of time and addiction.I will tell u why...there are social networking sites like facebook which does not provide any knowledge oriented things but instead of that it provides useless applications,day to day competition to show off your greatness through photos or through any impressive comment.I am not saying that the facebook is bad but it does not provide quality stuff.On the other hand twitter has many useful tools.i.e. u can get day to day news,u can follow great people, u can have thought sharing.Most important and useful thing is that that the twitter has mobile tweet option which helps us to keep in touch with tweets at any given time.

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  • 89. At 4:02pm on 14 Dec 2011, axpil wrote:

    Of course, I use Facebook. It's a great tool for keeping in touch with friends, especially ones whom I don't meet often. Another advantage is to be able to read up-to-date social interests. I also use Twitter but mainly for following celebrities' news.

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  • 90. At 7:30pm on 14 Dec 2011, Arkange wrote:

    Yes, I do use social networking sites. Well, actually I only use Facebook to keep in touch with my friends and family. Facebook also comes in handy to organise different sorts of events such as parties, meetings, outings, etc.

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  • 91. At 00:40am on 15 Dec 2011, CARLODST wrote:

    Last night I deleted my Facebook account. Those social networking sites take up too much of our time. I'm studying better without Facebook. :)

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  • 92. At 03:02am on 15 Dec 2011, Majumder wrote:

    Social networking sites like Facebook is spreading all over the world like a net and we are inside of that net. I do believe this is helping us a lot to keep in touch with our F&F virtually as we are very busy with professional life as well as personal life hardly meet with them face to face. I also have account in FB and use it randomly but not as much as lose my valuable time!!

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  • 93. At 11:38am on 15 Dec 2011, penelopekara wrote:

    I don't like facebook or other social networks at all. But as soon as my 13 year-old daughter registered a few months ago, I decided to do the same, for the only reason to watch her. I could never understand what people of my age find interesting in using facebook. If I have to communicate with someone, I' rather call, not even send an SMS. I prefer the straight and fast way of communication. That's why I don't use facebook. I also disagree with the publishing of personal photos. I consinder it as invation to private life. And I never like watching other people's photos. Now that I have my own account, I registered sometimes at the begining to see my daughte' s profile. It was amazing how fast the number of her friends was increasing. It was like a competition to her, to have more and more friends. Now, I've given up. As a mother, I see it as a serious danger for the children to communicate each other and make themselves believe that they meet new friends. Facebook is absolutely the wrong way to make friendships, and that's a reason the majority of children use it. Moreover, all my three kids are addicted to games that exist at facebook. Some much time waste, especially for the students. Before my kid's registration I thought of facebook as useless, now I think it's dangerous.

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  • 94. At 12:06pm on 15 Dec 2011, kezia82 wrote:

    Yes, I use Facebook everyday to keep in touch with friends who I can't see often. However, I use neither Twitter nor Myspace.

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  • 95. At 2:22pm on 15 Dec 2011, Saori wrote:

    I use Facebook to make friends with foreigners, especially the English area. I make friends with them and I want to improve my English skill. So I want to correspond with them regularly.I think it's safe because we must register with it under our real name so we can know each other's identity.

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  • 96. At 03:46am on 16 Dec 2011, mykimchicucai wrote:

    I almost use Facebook everyday to contact with my friends instead of send messages by cell phone. I share my feeling on Facebook and upload photos. I also like seeing public pages on Face. there has a lot of interesting pages. I only use Facebook not use other social networking sites

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  • 97. At 12:45pm on 16 Dec 2011, abpinduction wrote:

    Yes, I've been spending a lot of time on the Facebook, Claasmates, Myspace even when I am at work.

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  • 98. At 10:49pm on 16 Dec 2011, cesarsobrado wrote:

    In my case, I use facebook and tuenti that is a social networking from Spain. It´s like facebook but only for spanish people!!! I would like to use twitter to but I don´t understand it very well so I only use it to see the profile of famous people!

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  • 99. At 02:44am on 17 Dec 2011, Paola Nakazaki wrote:

    I sometimes use social networks, because I want to keep in touch with all my friends when I am not with them , I think is a new way to know friends.

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  • 100. At 04:14am on 17 Dec 2011, AnthonyMadrid wrote:

    There is no doubt that social networks have had an impressive reach in recent years.

    Just to give some examples, people have begun to adjust their way of life according to patterns of social network, whether to continue an online game or deviate 5 minutes to check if you have received a new message, have generated new ways to sell products online, including exclusive offers are published for those who follow such a portal, and now when you meet a new person, she asks for your phone number, it asks for your name in "x" social network .

    Now, given a hypothetical case, if a group of tourists traveling to a destination and the hotel I stay or get a bad deal just feel it was more expensive than it deserved, a simple comment on the Internet can user reach and spread it further, so that a notice commonly take months or years is now known may be released in less time.

    Furthermore, if this user is published in a network dedicated to tips for tourists, there is no doubt that the information is coming to the appropriate users.

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  • 101. At 04:32am on 17 Dec 2011, AnthonyMadrid wrote:

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  • 103. At 05:22am on 17 Dec 2011, shachenka wrote:

    most people use social networks as a waste of time, they do not take advantage of benefices of the social networks; I usually use facebook, one of the most important social networks around the world, i use it to keep touch with my friends and relatives who are far or i can not see them often

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  • 104. At 08:50am on 17 Dec 2011, Karen Luciana Tapia Vásquez wrote:

    I only use the Facebook because I have family and friends in another city or country and the conversation and contact are easy with them.
    But I think that the people should have control with " the social networking" because is better talking with the people face to face. For the other hand I like "Facebook" because is interesting, but you shouldn't spend a lot of time in this page, because you have a lot responsabilities in your school, home or job.

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  • 105. At 10:12am on 17 Dec 2011, ozgi wrote:

    Yes I do.I think I usually use facebook.But i am not addicted because i dont have much time to log in.I think thats a good thing for me because i have to study my lessons and its make me tried.I mean sitting in front of the computer makes me tried and unhappy.I use facebook to get in touch with my friends such as arrange meetings or ask for homework.It also make me feel relax but not vey much.I dont like twitter so i dont have a twitter account.Most of my friend use both i think its unnecessary.In addition i like watching videos or listening to music in youtube.

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  • 106. At 3:12pm on 17 Dec 2011, eriko wrote:

    I use facebook to stay in contact with people,and I use twitter all the day!
    But, I don't understand how to use facebook.

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  • 107. At 8:33pm on 17 Dec 2011, JuanArnao wrote:

    I use often social networking,usually i am connected 4 hours and everyday i'm connected to facebook because i share more informations like news, sport, photos, series with my friends.
    Also I think that Social networking also allows to have opportunity to meet worldwide people or sometimes people

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  • 108. At 9:41pm on 17 Dec 2011, RominaOV wrote:

    I only use facebook there is no other social networking for me... I have a lot of friends on facebook i can be in contact all the time, even with people who are far away from me. That´s the most importat!

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  • 109. At 10:28pm on 17 Dec 2011, asiaw2906 wrote:

    I used to use Facebook a lot but then I realised that I became addicted and now I try to visit Facebook anly once a day.

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  • 110. At 02:25am on 18 Dec 2011, AngelaGonzalesHerrera wrote:

    Well, I mostly use facebook, I don't use twitter because even I don't understand the purpose of the social network, not even I have an account there. When did the facebook didn't interest me because before this network was the hi5 and most people were in this network, but the downside of this network esq appeared that people visiting your profile, also appeared the number of visits you had.
    Then I became interested in the facebook because you could comment on photos of your friends and contact you with people that maybe you didn't see for some time but then completely change their image because the facechat appeared where you could talk to your friends much more easily, and this network offers social games and the chance to join other pages or rather subscribe to them.
    This social network has its advantages and disadvantages of self which must take precautions, for example putting the privacy of your photos making sure that anyone seeing them or use them for other purposes that affects the integrity of the person.
    That's all, when you decide to create an account on any social network either facebook or tiwwitter great care must be.... (:

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  • 111. At 07:00am on 18 Dec 2011, Domingo Davila wrote:

    I think facebook is a good option when you want to stay in contact with friends but there are people who use facebook to see their profile pictures and all of that and i think that is a real waste of time i mean these people cannot resist a day without checking facebook literally and i say this because is my case. My mom is complaining about my behavior towards the number of hours I waste in facebook. So my advice is to visit facebook but doing it regularly.

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  • 112. At 08:20am on 18 Dec 2011, Sally wrote:

    I also use Facebook everyday. I use this for keeping in touch with my friends who are in abroad. We are able to talk and check what is going around people. If we don't have a social network site, it's difficult to contact with friends frequently. Of course , it has also negative side that it doesn't really have privite life. All people know what i posted, commented on other's, made some new friends etc..
    Overall, I like to use facebook.

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  • 113. At 09:10am on 18 Dec 2011, Ayami wrote:


    I don't use face book, but it is good for communicating in the world, so I want to do face book.

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  • 114. At 12:33pm on 18 Dec 2011, fatih ozan wrote:

    3-4 years ago i was using the ayna fun who they are famous group in Turkey,but nowadays only facebook,i hate you facebook :) because you are spending my time very much :)

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  • 115. At 3:14pm on 18 Dec 2011, saho wrote:

    I don't use Facebook and Twitter. I use only mixi. I comment to see the mutter of the friend and understand the situation of the friend even if I do not meet. I can make friends with various people.

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  • 116. At 3:24pm on 18 Dec 2011, mika wrote:

    Yes, I do.
    I often use social net work.I using twitter everyday. I can make many friends for abroad.

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  • 117. At 04:12am on 19 Dec 2011, Bandoo1030 wrote:

    I use Facebook and Twitter every day. These give me place which communicate with my friends. And, these networking can communicate with foreign people. It's nice!

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  • 118. At 04:13am on 19 Dec 2011, tommy41sr wrote:

    I use Facebook and Twitter. They are very useful to share information with my friends. Moreover, they can take communication easily with people in the world.

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  • 119. At 04:21am on 19 Dec 2011, Yuya wrote:

    Yes, I have used a mixi everyday. I am able to know what friends are doing now. It is very interesting that to know friend's recent state.It is very interesting for me that to know friend's recent state.

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  • 120. At 2:51pm on 19 Dec 2011, greta341 wrote:

    Hi everybody. I do not spend a lot of time in facebook, because I do not have so much time, but I like trough this network learn what musik my friends listen to, what books are they reading, what are they interested for. And all this information motivates me to be more active, not to be depressive and to see that there are so many interessting things that life offers.

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  • 121. At 4:22pm on 19 Dec 2011, claudia wrote:

    I use social networking and facebook more often, because I can see and comment on photos of me and my friends, and I can talk to them and other friends I can not see because we are apart.

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  • 122. At 5:38pm on 19 Dec 2011, butt wrote:

    I'm using facebook to know about wat's going on either nationaly or internationaly by the help view of my friends.....i'm conencted with my friends and all other people who have directly or indirectly relate to me.

    Through this i can get information about differnt products and about different employers especially those use this for offering jobs.

    in short it is a summarised form of tool that provide me conclusion of all day happening at the end of day.

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  • 123. At 7:44pm on 19 Dec 2011, Jose Daniel Gamez Rodriguez wrote:

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  • 124. At 7:56pm on 19 Dec 2011, Jose Daniel Gamez Rodriguez wrote:

    Social networking are wordefull I send msn , I can talk with friend and family around the world (Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Corea, Japan, Chiprus, Turkey, etc) nowadays I Used facebook and Skype they are the better. I don´t use orther because them are so desagreeable...I not underestand twitter my God.....My friends and family use facebook......

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  • 125. At 02:21am on 20 Dec 2011, PaolaCarpio wrote:

    I use social networks all day and all time.I consider that it´s a good option to conect people that works in grups
    Nowadays, social networking sites are very popular in our life, especially facebook. Although, facebook can bring enormous benefit, there are several negative aspects which should be considered. I will discuss pros and cons of using facebook.
    Howerver, besides these advanges, facebook has a negative impact on many people. They are addicted very badly to social networking sites. As a matter of fact, they are time-consuming to utilize it or play games on facebook. As a result, they do not concentrate on studying and have a bad study performance.
    In my case I always waste my time in facebook, sometimes I stay in the compute about 6 hours, and I know that this destroyed me , but i like it.

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  • 126. At 12:56pm on 20 Dec 2011, serigne wrote:

    I use Facebook almost all the time. It's, I think, a very good mean to stay in contact with people! It allows me to chat with my family because actually I've left my country to follow my studies in France! I use Skype too, to do video chat!

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  • 127. At 4:01pm on 20 Dec 2011, JohnGordillo wrote:

    Now a days Social networking is very important for everyone.
    why is the reason? the best reason for this technology is comunication, that caused the globalization and all the world in all the time is apart of chatting, studing or playing is similar to bookcase because you can find a lot of information for example planets, best events "woodstock",recipes, wheater in differents parts of the world and also you can buy for internet.
    pay your accounts and many things news and also pages "for adults" be carefull with this pages, are not for children ,they´re only for adults . Is indispensable.
    By:
    John Gordillo Orozco

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  • 128. At 5:51pm on 20 Dec 2011, AnalyPerales wrote:

    I think that the social networking sites have a lot of advantages and disadvantages. We should know about the rules of privacy before that we start to use a social networking sites, because often we published parts of our lives on these social networks.

    I think it's important to be updated with these social networking sites, but also consider that these should adapt these sites to our life. For example, many people published about their work and offer their services on these social networks, people exchange information as well as classes, research projects, and stuff like that.
    A disadvantage about these sites is when we consider the risk for child safety. Citizens and governments have been concerned by a misuse by child and teenagers of social networking services, in particular in relation to online sexual predators.

    We should take care of our information and try to get the biggest advantages of these web sites for our life and professional success. Too we should care the use of these sites by children, because often they do not know the wickedness of people.

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  • 129. At 7:00pm on 20 Dec 2011, psilopezr wrote:

    the social networking are extremely good to being in touch. In ancient times, a letter have been great and also would have given a special sense of romanticism, but nowadays we have the opportunity to take advantage of the progress in tecnology, but it's supposed to be in a good way. If we say that a social networking can avoid many lifes lost, it's totally true. For example, in environmental disaster, or in a earthquake, the people can send information about the state in a city to another one, and that may be the solution to people who doesn't know anything yet and can be in trouble. They can look in the net and take quickly decisions. That is a good way. But in the other hand, the teenagers, only say, waste time, even huge quiantities of hours the this social networking, publishing non sense things that doesn't help to develop their mental potencial. For example, them can read a book and publish some kind of event that another teenager could start a discussion about it, and give their thoughts. That's the only way.

    Luis López Rojas.

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  • 130. At 7:32pm on 20 Dec 2011, Marisol Guevara wrote:

    I use facebook all the time because it is necessary communicate with my friends and my familiars. In facebook you can know new people but sometimes it is dangerous because the other person has bad intentions with you and you have to be careful. when you talking with your friends or familiars you can talking long hours and you don't have to pay something only the service of interet once a month, Imagine how much would you pay if you were talking on the phone and the better is that you can see with the cam.

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  • 131. At 09:53am on 22 Dec 2011, Matrixeto wrote:

    I always use Facebook daily to post , comment and follow what is going on Egypt ? everyday there is demonstrations in streets also most of my friends use it daily too . i think it is good way to communicate with everyone you like and make friendship can be good in the future .

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  • 132. At 2:30pm on 22 Dec 2011, opicmy wrote:

    I have facebook, I often use it just if I have spare time. I think it's a good social sites because it can makes people share each other around the world even we just know them. Nowadays, life is going be very fast.

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  • 133. At 09:11am on 24 Dec 2011, soehtut wrote:

    now i use social networking sites every day.Especially i use facebook that is a best way to keep in touch with friends. i can know current information and share with emotion and see myfriends pictures on Facebook.i always contact with mygirlfriend who stay in other country.i don't think that facebook is not as a addictive site however that is depend on you.

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  • 134. At 06:40am on 27 Dec 2011, emimin wrote:

    I have accounts of Facebook, twitter and mixi. However I use only mixi, because It's very easy for me to send my information and see some information about my friends. I always check it when I take a train. mixi is very useful because it has a lot of information but only Japanese service, so if I want to exchange with foreigners, I can't it.

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  • 135. At 1:05pm on 27 Dec 2011, Stanley wrote:

    I don't like Facebook but I have an account.
    Not an active user. It is good for people use it to express themself. However, it seems that it is over used. Personal information could be revealed to public. It is dangerous.

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  • 136. At 06:04am on 28 Dec 2011, vicky wrote:

    In my opinion social networking sites are very helpful to us to maintain our relations with our friends and relatives.

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  • 137. At 12:00pm on 28 Dec 2011, mpnunes wrote:

    We can use the social network how one tool for business and leasure to meet new friends. I like that.

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  • 138. At 4:21pm on 29 Dec 2011, camilla wrote:

    me too.I use Facebook and also Twitter sometimes.I think they are good ways to staying in contact with people and friends, and why not also to make some gossip :P

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  • 139. At 08:07am on 30 Dec 2011, Syed Mohammad Zohaib wrote:

    Social network like Facebook only benefits if using as business prospect, otherwise it is use to pass leisure or spare time. Rather spending time in social networking like Facebook, Orkut etc. Its better to do research in technology or in your relevant fields.

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  • 140. At 6:12pm on 01 Jan 2012, mgagnidze wrote:

    This comment was removed because the moderators found it broke the House Rules.

  • 141. At 00:25am on 02 Jan 2012, 3sawy20 wrote:

    i use Facebook and twitter daily its very useful to get anew friends also i get news from this sites i know that news might be not rely but i get this news are updating

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  • 142. At 8:03pm on 07 Jan 2012, Learner wrote:

    using social netwoorking site ia becoming trend these days. Many people are using it to stay connect with people they meet very often. I also started using FB for the sake of fun but gradually i became addictive of it. Wasting hour of hours on the social networking site and getting nothing in return. yes its true its a good platform staying connect with your loved one and friends if you are using it in limits. its not incorrect that imagine life without social networking site is quite difficult. well in end i will only say that every thing has its pros and cons so does FB.
    Thanks...

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  • 143. At 2:30pm on 15 Jan 2012, Marc wrote:

    Hey Guys, iam not an addict of facebook or other socialnetwork websites, however i use this offer here and there to stay with my friends in contact and parts of my familiy i am apart from as well. I think it could be usefully tool in the todays very fast world with insufficient time to meet all the people.
    According to it i would appreciate in addition to meet more foreign people to learn about other countries and the english language.

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  • 144. At 08:33am on 16 Jan 2012, helennguyen wrote:

    In my country, Facebook is the most popular site for the youth who are above 10 years old. It brings many opportunities for us to keep in touch with friend, expand our network and feel more confident about ourselves.
    In contract, personally, I think Facebook, MySpace, Twitter or other social network sites, are quite harmful for both our characteristics and communication skill. For example, many of us could not accept the fact in real life because they waste too much time on search, read, comment and chat with "vitual friend" instead of experiencing outside. As a result, they could not adapt to the requirements of labour market.
    As a lecturer and a woman, I have a fear of the drawbacks of social networking sites when having the children. I could not imagine how I could teach my babies.

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  • 145. At 8:23pm on 18 Jan 2012, d6ominika wrote:

    Few days ago i deleted my facebook account cause it took too much my precious time and disracted my attention to learning which was so bad. There's nothing to do there really.. i saw no point in sitting there but i did it anyway.. it was some kind of addiction but not serious cause i dealed with it fortunately. And also people irritated me so badly! I couldn't have standed some ironic and big-headed comments.

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  • 146. At 1:14pm on 19 Jan 2012, Fanou wrote:

    As a social networking, I use facebook and tweeter to share some photos and video twith friends and I use it to staying in contact with people.

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  • 147. At 9:15pm on 24 Jan 2012, caduet wrote:

    Yes,I do everyday I check my facebook profile maybe I'am addict realy problem for me

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  • 148. At 12:30pm on 28 Jan 2012, oZ_Turkey wrote:

    I use both facebook and twitter everyday. Thanks to these social networks, I can keep in touch with my family and friends who is important for me.Also sharing photos,videos is very enjoyable.I like to comment my friends photos and videos.It is very funny :)

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  • 149. At 4:32pm on 28 Jan 2012, cadellard wrote:

    I usually use Facebook, but I can survive without it!

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  • 150. At 4:46pm on 29 Jan 2012, PatriciaPallares wrote:

    Hi Carmen!
    I use Twitter. It's hard to understand it at the beginning, but it's fine. For me, Facebook is the worse, all these new changes makes it a little dificult so I use it just for playing online games.

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  • 151. At 5:11pm on 01 Feb 2012, cesar forcada wrote:

    Hi Carmen
    I spend a lot of time to find the page but finally I found it.
    I usually use Tuenti to talk to my friends or see some photos but not very much. I don't undertand that people who spend a lot of time on it ( 3 hours). I like it but not so much time. I don't have any other social network like Facebook or Twiter because i think that I only need one.
    In my opinion, there are a lot of people that don't have social network and his friends are marginalizing them because of this, and I don't like it.
    Maybe they prefer to go out instead of been on the computer.

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  • 152. At 11:48am on 04 Feb 2012, ines wrote:

    I think nowadays people love use social networking. They lose many time in this activities like Tuenti, Twitter and Facebook.
    I guess young people should be fewer time in social networking because they don't profit the time.

    I use Tuenti and Twitter to speak with my friends and this is enough for me.

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  • 153. At 11:58am on 12 Feb 2012, Nitin ramani wrote:

    i have been used faceboook since 4 years still i enjoy,Facebook has connect me to many friends those i dont meet very often,i manage a group of student those have been taught by me moreover i am the part of many group in facebook.

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  • 154. At 08:36am on 23 Feb 2012, Trung88vn wrote:

    This comment was removed because the moderators found it broke the House Rules.

  • 155. At 08:46am on 23 Feb 2012, Trung88vn wrote:

    I don't really like social network sites but i still log in to facebook sometimes. It helps me to find some old friend or just relax after busy work by music and funny videos.

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