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Facebook vs. Myspace
« on: January 01, 2009, 07:12:45 PM »
Maybe I missed this but are there any forumites on Facebook in addition to Myspace? If so, how do you differentiate their use (ie. personal vs. professional/music stuff etc.)?

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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2009, 11:52:09 AM »
I'm on both. Facebook for me is more actual "friends" oriented, while MySpace is more of a way to expose my muisc. I've heard some people say that Facebook is better for posting events and such then MySpace.
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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2009, 01:47:52 PM »
I'm on both. Facebook for me is more actual "friends" oriented, while MySpace is more of a way to expose my music. I've heard some people say that Facebook is better for posting events and such than MySpace.

That's about true for most people I think. I guess the task is defining "actual" friends! ;)

My advice to people on that front is that by allowing a broader gamut of people onto your Facebook page you will police yourself more carefully with regards to posting personal information. It is, after all, a tool used by the CIA in addition to a place to post photos of pies, kittens and kinder!

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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2009, 07:38:31 AM »
I joined facebook a week ago and have been loving it.  I never cared for myspace at all. 

I also started a twitter feed ( http://twitter.com/jkn ) for mostly atmoworks news.  (Speaking of which - we've launched a compilation project I need to post here about)

Anyway - I really like facebook's ease of use and the walk down memory lane is a riot.  We'll see how much I like it once the initial fun of running into names and faces from years ago wears out.  :-)
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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009, 09:23:05 AM »
It is, after all, a tool used by the CIA

Funny, now that you mention it most of my Facebook friends are from the California Institute of the Arts.  ;D
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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009, 12:27:37 PM »
Funny - most of mine are from the Culinary Institute of America. ;-)
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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2009, 01:31:25 PM »
Loren, John,

I dread to think what both those organizations will do with all the kitty pics!  ;)

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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2009, 01:55:16 PM »
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Anyway - I really like facebook's ease of use and the walk down memory lane is a riot.  We'll see how much I like it once the initial fun of running into names and faces from years ago wears out.  :-)

You'll fall in love with the "ignore" feature.   ;D
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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2009, 05:41:56 PM »

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That is fucking hilarious! So much so that I posted the link on my...uh...Faceboook page.

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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2009, 11:07:01 AM »
I just joined Facebook a few weeks ago and I'm really liking it. I had thought it was mainly "Planet of the Kids" but I was amazed at how many "old" people are there. I've already reconnected with some old friends and relatives I haven't been in touch with for ages. It's a fun and easy way to keep in touch with people. MY only hesitation so far is in adding lot's of work-related people as friends. I have current Fbook friends who I got to know through various jobs but I definitely consider them as friends. I've been hesitant to add a wider range of work related contacts who I don't know that well because, so far, most of my Wall postings are silly stuff or links to music or other fun stuff. I'm not sure if I want business contacts seeing all that. ;)

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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2009, 11:35:53 AM »
i absolutely hate facebook and i use it too fucking much! every freaking day there is something in my mailbox from some loser from way back when from whom i don't want to hear. shit! i should not have let myself get talked into it.
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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2009, 10:22:24 PM »
i absolutely hate facebook and i use it too fucking much! every freaking day there is something in my mailbox from some loser from way back when from whom i don't want to hear. shit! i should not have let myself get talked into it.

That's what the 'ignore' feature is for!  I find myself using it more and more...

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i absolutely hate facebook and i use it too fucking much!

I think 99% of Facebook users can identify with that paradox!   ;D
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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2009, 07:21:05 AM »
I do the Myspace thing, but way too many commecials.  And when some "friend" post a comment that is half a page long advertising his new song, so long buddie.

My favorite is Virb, no ads, lots of music.  You can put up alot more than Myspace.

No intention of ever getting on Facebook.  There are more people in life I don't want to find than I do want to find.

Crackbook looks great, I'll have to do that one.
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Re: Facebook vs. Myspace
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2009, 06:05:58 PM »
I am disliking all the adverts on myspace at this point (over the last several months or so it got worse IMHO) and my buddy told me to check into facebook due to the ignore feature and whatnot. So only certain people can access your pages/site and connect with you. I am sort of interested in this and may be joining it in the near future. If it cuts down on ad-crap on myspace I'm for it.

Anyone else have input on that aspect of things? I just would like more exposure of my music to the masses as well as being able to keep things down with regards to crap *wanna-connect* situations. Myspace has its place IMHO as does facebook I suppose.

Mike