Monday, November 16, 2015

Leaving Facebook

Today I closed my account on Facebook. I did that a few years ago but then reactivated it again. I don't know if that will happen again, but I do not think so. I have slowly 'starved' my Facebook during this last year. I started to unfollow (not unfriend) people I did not want to read updates from. Then I became more strict and unfollowed most students and colleagues and old acquaintances. Lately I have only kept my close family members and some good friends. And now I deactivated my account, I kind of unfollowed myself. So, for now, no Facebook...

And since I am doing this, I also deactivated my Twitter account that I really never use anyway.

So, I am not on any social media anymore....


Shu-chuan Chiu said...

You have "unfollowed" yourself. I'm curious whether Facebook will stop following you because I've been thinking about doing what you just did.

Caio Cesar said...

Hi there! Bold move.

I have been trying to do the same for a while.
No success here.

It's been a month since you published this.
How is it working for you?

And.... I could not resist and must ask: isn't a weblog a social média tool/plataform too?

Erik Stolterman said...

Hi Caio
Well, is a blog a form of social media, maybe it is, in that case I am still doing some of it :-)
Thanks for the comments

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