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Stratics and Social Media - Do You?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Proto Foe, Dec 16, 2013.

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Do you use social media? If so do you use...

  1. Twitter

    11 vote(s)
    55.0%
  2. Facebook

    14 vote(s)
    70.0%
  3. Google+

    8 vote(s)
    40.0%
  4. Instagram

    7 vote(s)
    35.0%
  5. Tumblr

    4 vote(s)
    20.0%
  6. I do not use social media for anything other than keeping in-touch with family & friends

    5 vote(s)
    25.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Proto Foe

    Proto Foe Adventurer
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    Ellor :)

    Just a quick question for you all. Nice and casual, no pressure... Though if you don't answer, I am sorry, our CEO will have his tie collection removed for a whole week.

    Also, Stratics is present on the below social media! *shameless plug*

    Twitter
    Facebook
    Google+

    Warmest,
    Pinnique
     
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  2. Taylor

    Taylor Former Stratics CEO (2011-2014)
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    Started using them a lot more when I discovered their utility for community building and business applications. Now that I've started, seems like a normal part of me. Twitter, in particular, I never saw a point to, but now I understand that I can read news from media, games, and personalities with the assurance that they can't flood me with more info than fits in 140 characters. Like browsing headlines from my own, personalized newspaper.
     
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  3. Taylor

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  4. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
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    I keep meaning to! but I forget.
     
  5. Noldor

    Noldor Knight, Order of the Bug Hunters
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    I use facebook but it isn't listed in my real name.

    I don't use Twitter because I was getting spam off it and I don't like how it has become the de-facto resource to unjustly accuse people of bad things...and there isn't any recourse against it. Now even the police and courts use what is said on Twitter as EVIDENCE! When people on Twitter can falsely accuse someone of being a terrorist...and that person gets killed/dies because of those postings...is when social media becomes the tool of evil purposes.

    TQQdles™
     
  6. Nyses

    Nyses Lore Keeper
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    I would have voted, but my option is not represented. I do not use social media at all. I keep up with family and friends the old fashioned ways, in person, phone and text.
     
  7. Flutter

    Flutter Always Present
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    I'm so old that I had to laugh at "text" being considered an "old fashioned" way of keeping up with family.
     
  8. AirmidCecht

    AirmidCecht twitch.tv/airmid
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    Saw this tonight :)

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  9. Amber Witch

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    For me the question becomes where do I draw the line? For me at some point it becomes just babble that adds no real value. Using something like, say, Twitter as a 'smart tool' for certain things can sometimes be helpful but for me it usually ends up being just more garbage information that quickly absorbs my time. I'm past my prime and I always end up spending way too much of time left to me floating from one post to another. I've actually been consciously trying to be a little smarter in that respect.

    I think the video I linked to in my most recent blog post clearly states how I feel on the subject. If you're interested here is a link to my blog:
    Amber's "No, I'm really not wasting time, this is important! Oh. Dinner was suppose to be 2 hours ago?" blog.