A few weeks ago, I read a news article that claimed that any of your Facebook friends could add you, without your knowledge or consent, to any group they wanted to, unless you changed your privacy settings so that they couldn't. I couldn't believe it, but it turns out it was true, so I changed my settings and started to think.
How well did I actually know some of my "friends", or the people looking over their shoulders? Um. So I bit the bullet and without announcing anything, deleted over half of my friends. I felt much better.
Today I got an email (from a source that shall remain anonymous) about that little feature on Facebook that tracks and maps when and where you log in. That was the straw that broke the camel's back. I changed my settings again, and finally made the decision.
I am done with Facebook.
It may take me a few days to collect and catalogue all the email addresses of people I'd actually like to stay in touch with, but once I'm done with that, I. Am. SO. Done with Facebook.
This blog is going to see a lot more action. It's happy about that. I am too.
And shoot, if you really care about what's happening in our lives, you can read all about it on this blog. It'll be just like Facebook, with status updates and a comment section, but way less complicated.
Yep, read my blog; stay updated! (I promise not to sign you up for the Underwater Basket-Weavers Association of America Group without your permission, and I won't cyber-stalk you, either. You're welcome.)