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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Torx, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    -=Lurker=- **BANNED**

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    What do you mean by "mature"?
  3. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    Facebook isn't going anywhere. My Space? Yeah, those niggas need to worry.
  4. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    That first video made me feel like MSPs avatar.

    (and I have zero interest)
  5. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    If/when I get an invite and it doesn't suck, I probably will transition from Facebook because hell, most of my other data is with Google anyways.
  6. XEN

    XEN E Pluribus Funk

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    this.
  7. gB dAvId x

    gB dAvId x thats what she said

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    I tried it out, may have some invites too, got one last night... meh I think they're a little to late on the party, dont feel like keeping track of another social network site
  8. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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  9. tex

    tex jive turkey

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    as more people (my age) get onto linkedin, i will probably just switch to using that. the only thing I use facebook for is keeping in touch with old friends, I pretty much just need a popular, publicly-ish searchable platform with messaging
  10. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    NPR did a thing about it this morning, and exclusivity is something they're shooting for. Hence the limited number of invites. Personally I think Facebook would have to really screw up to lose much market share to Google. They're so well entrenched already.
  11. gB dAvId x

    gB dAvId x thats what she said

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    One step closer to taking over the world
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    They used the same approach with Gmail and Buzz. It's just the way they start out.
  13. Coleman

    Coleman fresh off the corner

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    What is a mature facebook?
  14. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    a place to hook up with the cougars? :wink:
  15. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    So the interface is pretty sparse, which IMO is good as I hate the clutter of FB and Myspace (when it was relevant). However, there's hardly anyone on the service so it's not super useful at the moment. :/
  16. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    Yah, the only reason I see moving to it is if all my friends are... follow the crowd!

    I mean, the point is to connect with friends, and all my friends are on Facebook...sooooooooooooooo
  17. j0k3r

    j0k3r El Chupacabra

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    I scored an invite, but they still won't let me join at the moment. I am sick of facebook so if this stays nice and simple without all the moronic crap then I'll move over there. People are asking for an SDK, but frankly I hope they keep it a closed system. Less privacy issues and less crap.
  18. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    Starting private and exclusive is the way to go. It's the same way gmail rolled out, too. I'm excited. I use google for everything from RSS, email, documents, chatting, picasa... Could be good.
  19. czechrboard tassia

    czechrboard tassia Likes gay people.

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    My friend supposedly sent me an invite yesterday... still haven't received it :(
  20. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    Invites are supposedly open.
  21. XEN

    XEN E Pluribus Funk

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    Would love an invite if theres any extras lying around.

    erbusch \at/ wayne /dot\ edu
  22. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    So there's not really any "invites" for plus yet. I've been trying to get people in via the backdoor but I think they fixed it.
  23. smirnoff

    smirnoff Curmudgeon

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    Why don't they give it a better name? Google+ tells you nothing about it.
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    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    And Facebook does?
  25. gB dAvId x

    gB dAvId x thats what she said

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    I think they came up with the name facebook because they wanted to record a college kids life on the internet, your face is always in books...