Facebook question...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by asher, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    For those that use facebook, do you only have people on your account that you interact with or do you have just anybody on there?

    I have been thinking about this lately. I was coming up on 200 "friends". A lot of them, I didn't interact with and vice versa. I "know" them either by web sites or locally or family, friends, etc., but we didn't interact at all on facebook. So I did a big "purge" of 75 people and think I may be doing it again. If they never comment on my stuff or my pics or anything and don't post at all on my facebook, why would they need/want to be on it?

    So I am curious what yor criteria is for being on your facebook friends list? This does not apply to businesses or those that use it as business contacts, obviously.
  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

    Aug 11, 2009
    Taunton, MA
    If i know them they can be on. You dont interact with them either so it notthere fault. It depends on the person too.
  3. beerman

    beerman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2008
    Smithville, il
    I will put anyone on my list you never know...
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    Most on my list are people I used to know.

  5. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    I was just talking to a friend about this. I purged my FB about a year and a half ago and ended up adding some people back out of boredom. *sigh* Random people from high school that I surely do not talk to anymore.

    I mean, people that if I saw on the street I might not even say hi to. But I like snooping, I won't lie. If I'm bored I love a good FB snoop.

    I think sometime this summer I am either getting rid of FB or making it just for my close friends. It is handy for posting events or emailing people.

    The only thing with deleting people is it makes me feel *slightly* bad when someone deletes me. Yep, makes no sense, because I'm obviously not close to the person, but the times I see my FB numbers go down I wonder who it was and why. Stupid, right?
  6. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    Quote:I deleted the ones that I didn't feel close enough to interact with. The only ones left, I do post on (and even some of the ones that I deleted, I do, but I do not like that one way friendship thing, had enough of that in my life). Just trying to decide if I should delete the others or not since I feel like it's letting people in my life that don't really care to be one way or another, if that makes sense.

    I don't notice when people delete me. [​IMG]
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    95% of mine are from BYC, there are couple people I added because we play the same game and it is beneficial to us in those games. But I won't add just anyone. I have unfriended a few too for being a pain in the tushy.
  8. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    I only have 15. I keep my list down to good friends, family only. [​IMG]
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I tried Facebook. HATED every minute of it! Absolutely despise the entire concept. And all these names coming at me asking to be my friend and I have no idea who the heck they are? Was just creepy, creepy, creepy to me.
  10. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I may be trimming mine down.

    I started it to be in touch with my family and friends and it is getting beyond that.

    If I delete someone it is not because I don't like them or because they have done anything wrong, it is because my intent has gone beyond what I envisioned and that is my fault.

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