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Facebook at 20

woodbine
woodbine Community member Posts: 11,319 Disability Gamechanger
Today is the 20th anniversary of Facebook which now has 3 billion users, must admit there are things I like about Facebook (and some I don't) but I do use it.
In general do you think social media a good thing or bad ?
2024 The year of the general election...the time for change is coming 💡

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  • Ada
    Ada Scope Member Posts: 11,469 Disability Gamechanger
    I’ve never used Facebook. 
    I had used twitter for charity work and to make folk aware of the dog meat trade and helped get funds to go there and rescue dogs a few times. And help with changing the law for police dogs and stolen dogs. 
    And I sent loads dogs and cat jumpers abroad to charities coping with floods. 
    Well I could go on. I never used it for anything else. 
    But I stopped a few years ago because of all the abuse I was getting. 

    I feel terrible guilty. But I don’t need abuse for no good reason. 

    I’m sticking with Scope 

  • THE_DUDE
    THE_DUDE Community member Posts: 159 Pioneering
    I use it on occasions same as Instagram.  I think there the same company 🤔 
  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 43,924 Disability Gamechanger
    I only use it for information on the local area I very rarely post on it 
  • OverlyAnxious
    OverlyAnxious Community member Posts: 2,556 Disability Gamechanger
    I check it now & then.  Never post anything though.

    Rarely read comments as they just seem to confirm the levels of ignorance, judgement & hypocrisy in the current society.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 11,319 Disability Gamechanger
    I find groups dedicated to where I live interesting and those connected to my health problems.
    2024 The year of the general election...the time for change is coming 💡

  • Jimm_Scope
    Jimm_Scope Posts: 2,361 Scope online community team
    I used Facebook when it first came out, but I haven't used it for about 5 years now. I don't miss it, but I know a lot of people use it to keep in touch with family and friends.
    They/Them, however they are no wrong pronouns with me so whatever you feel most comfortable with
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