Facebook is a complete morass. It’s too easy to visit and hard to remember why you did in the first place.
Facebook may be the hub of all social networks but it lacks a significant value. There’s never a necessary reason to really go on it.
Facebook is a ersatz reunion for friends, a place to catch up without actually catching up. Broadcasting a status about a new born child or dead family member is a way of getting out of telling everyone individually about the news.
Facebook prevents the hard, intimate conversation, and invites half ass congratulatory messages from people that are long acquaintances. Talking to someone on Facebook means zilch.
Facebook is too narrow. There’s really nothing to learn there except for banal updates. The curiosity urge gets resolved by the likes of Twitter and Pinterest.
Facebook’s use has already spread elsewhere into niche, interest based networks. If Facebook died today, social networking would go on and thrive.
Facebook is the undying heart of conversation. It persists to stay relevant through smart acqui-hires of startups like Instagram. Nevertheless, the Facebook brand has as much real value as a school yearbook, there in the few times it’s needed to reminisce about the past but otherwise gathering emotional dust.
People will always go on Facebook because it’s there, not necessarily because it’s exciting nor helpful. It’s only one click away, a habit like email that gets inculcated over years of desultory browsing. Email sucks, and Facebook is right up there with it.
Facebook will go on because it’s a sticky experience. It just means nothing in the long scheme of things. Its value thrives on its mass presence.
Cavities take time to build up. They don’t just form overnight.
Cavities generally result from laziness or bad technique. You may under-brush your teeth, use weak toothpaste, or ignore flossing and fluoride which provide extra protection against cavities.
The dentist always reminds you of best practices but their words may only be heard twice a year. It’s up to you to maintain your teeth’a health.
The good news of course is that cavities can be removed. The bad news is that the procedure is expensive and a little bit painful.
The only thing to do to prevent cavities is to brush daily and in good form. Good habits impede decay. That goes for healthy teeth and just about anything else in life. You have to be consistent.
Your collection. Your art. It’s hard to know who’s already seen what.
But chances are if you’re the one actively seeking new stuff you’re the first of your friends and followers to know it exists. If you’re the one making your own stuff then you own exclusive rights to the first share.
My rule of thumb of is, if no one in your inner circle has talked about it yet, just share it. If they are already talking about, just give them credit and share their post. They will do the same for you; online relationships are usually reciprocal.
You are what you discover. You are what you make. You are what you share. Just be careful that you don’t divulge everything. Share certain things only with yourself.