We don’t know how to really use Facebook. You should make it work for yourself. Don’t let them decide how you should use it and in what way it might run your life. Please read until the end, because I have a great solution for you that keeps you on Facebook but that doesn’t allow Facebook to “run your life” in any way.
Let’s face it, everything is on Facebook these days, you got the people, the events, your community, groups that you’re interested in and keep up with, pages that have news and pictures you respond to. You got your family on there, as well as high school friends that you’d like to stay close enough to if ever you might want to catch up or even just see what they’re up to now. There are people you respect and would like to keep up with in one form or another, either you can see them, or they can see you, but as long as they know you’re still on the face of the earth, and vice versa, that’s great.
Of course you could do without Facebook entirely, so I could tell you, just get rid of it! But the problem always remains (and how they keep us coming back!) that by one click of “delete my account”, you can lose touch with family and friends that are far away, or that you simply don’t visit a lot, but you still care for them. Sure, there’s e-mail, letters and phone calls, but how many e-mails do you have to write, or calls you have to make to properly keep up with everybody you mean to keep up with? It’s simply time-consuming, and we’re selfish with our time. Continue reading “How to get rid of your Facebook addiction AND still keep your account!”