[NetBehaviour] ello ello, what av we here then, an exclusive club for the digerati ?

dave miller dave.miller.uk at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 10:12:47 CEST 2014

Maybe it's the grass is greener thing but I feel like there must be lots
going on over there (i.e. in fb) but on purpose I've cut myself off from

I'm happy about doing that - cutting myself off on principles - because
it's obvious that fb are NSA snoopers - but feel I've excluded myself from
lots of great things.

I hope it's just an illusion, but so many events etc are publicised through
fb and I can't join in now. It's like I don't exist - a bit.

It's like there's a disco going on (this shows my age!) and everyone's in
there having a great time, and I'm standing outside alone with a bottle of


On 30 September 2014 22:14, ahanon <aha at aharonic.net> wrote:

> >
> > Feeling isolated is kind of weird when, without Facebook, et al. you
> > have already more information resources and social contacts than anyone
> > in the history of the planet.
> >
> > -Joel
> Hi,
> Not sure Exactly what Dave means by isolated.
> What did you mean?
> In my personal experience, fb linked isolation is to do with activities
> that people might restrict to fb only. The - "if you want to join us, you
> have to be on fb" kind of attitude, can link to a certain isolation...
> (..sometimes its a realisation After an activity has began..)
> Indeed, some people share related information on fb only, and when asked
> to place the data in the open net, the response is "come to fb".. (..in my
> case anyway, but maybe i am not very persuasive..)
> Perhaps also when people think that if they publicise an event - say an
> opening/etc. - on fb, then the information is indeed, err, published.. Is
> this a bit like people considering google to be the web?
> Cheers!
> aharonon
> xx
> >
> >
> > On 9/30/2014 12:59 PM, dave miller wrote:
> >>
> >> I left facebook about a year ago and don't miss it, though I feel
> >> isolated. Many things seem to require fb and I dont see them or get to
> >> hear about things. I'm going to look at the fb alternatives mentioned
> >> here.
> >> Dave
> >>
> >
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