Good Morning World!
Hope everyone is having a smooth moving morning. Mine is trying to get kick started. So I have been thinking over the last few days about Facebook. I was just on my Google+ a minute ago which I have not been on in years and between the two I see a huge difference. Myspace and Facebook are so much a like. You have the games, chat and what not. You have that also with Google+, but your feed is not drowned out with all of that mess. Google+ seems to be the more "professional" type of networking site. You can reach SO many people on Google+ outside of your circles. It is a really good site to get your photography, art and writings out in the open. Put it all out to the world.
Facebook however has turned into High School. You have to be EXTREMELY selective of one who you become friends with and two which friends you allow to see some things you post. To add family or not to add family? What type of tension and drama gets started at family events due to Facebook? Really now think about it... Is it easier to be around a family member before Facebook came into your lives? Does the fact you were blocked, unfriended or even never friend excepted by a family member on Facebook cause problems between you and family members? Oh well you have so and so on your friends and you two aren't even that close so why not me? Yes this happens in every family! In laws have to be on your friends or they think your hiding something. Parents, Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews... All of their parents and so forth. So your personal space and freedom of speech becomes a ticking time bomb. Facebook is High School and the drama goes along with it.
So when should you stand up and say hey look it's nothing personal? Maybe when it starts causing some MAJOR problems and brings a lot of negativity into your life. Simply do like I have done. Make list. Put people into categories. If you don't want certain people to see all of your post (and if your like me and post from a phone where it is hard to set your settings of who to block from post, photos and such) make one list of ALL the people you know and are friends or family of, but you are not 100% comfortable with them knowing where your at, what your doing or what is just on your mind. If they complain about post from the games you play add them all to a list of people annoyed by my game post. Then just simply hit custom type in the list name you want to block the post from and be done with it. Makes life easier and less stressful when you get those comments you don't want.
Hope everyone has a blessed Thursday and enjoy those coffee breaks!