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What social media do you use?

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I have accounts on Facebook and Twitter, but I seldom use them. Those have got some bad rep over bans & censorship, so I registered on Gab just recently. Look at that, Gab has a Wargamers group (looks like messages aren't visible to unregistered users). Joined! I'm most active on Discord, and I watch videos on YouTube where I also make an occasional comment. I've also got Whatsapp account, but so far I have only used it among the family. Rarely I make use of IRC.

If you want to chat with me in real-time or invite me to game, you can find me on Discord with my first name (Matti) on Matrix Games and Hex! servers.
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Erm... does this forum count? I don't really know the boundaries of what constitutes social media.

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I use the one where people don't tell lies and make up stuff just because they can. To put it plainly, I use none of them. Just this forum.
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None! It's the number one social disease of the 21st Century. Death to social media!
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None! It's the number one social disease of the 21st Century. Death to social media!

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I have my circle of friends on WhatsApp. I opened a Twitter account when the pandemic started, mostly to have head-ups about what's happening. Boy, what a stupidity magnet Twitter is [&:]
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Erm... does this forum count? I don't really know the boundaries of what constitutes social media.
Wikipedia gives some examples. And yes, this Matrix Games Forums can be CONSIDERED as one. As does Usenet and BBS. I have used those too, but it's been years since last time.
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Me 2 Lobster, just this forum, Lock & Load and Blizzard.

heh i wont go back to Blizzard or World of Warcraft, its bad over there. Like players been saying anal this, anal that, trumplins and hardly any talks about something creative in trade/general chat. Use to have good ol chuck norris jokes, but that is long gone now. Sadly to see those kids reading all that, i know can block some of it under the option menu, but that is not enough.
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I have lots of accounts at various places but
rarely post anything.

Social Media unites people who have similar passions/tastes
but by the same token divides them from
others who do not share those passions/tastes.

At least that is the general impression I get.

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Edit, well life is about change I guess.

I've become a fan of Steam.
I've toned down my enthusiasm for FB hobby-specific groups. Socially stunted people are everywhere.

I've learned to distrust anything on the internet.
Seeing is not automatically believing, and is often depressing.

I don't use any other apps, but I also never post via cellphone.

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Building lots of models.
Doing lots of paintings.
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This forum (and mainly THE THREAD!!! [&o][&o][&o]) has been my "home on the internet" for many years now. I have a fb account and used it quite a bit to keep up with groups and old military and school friends, but I've really drifted away from it over the last month or so. Don't have the app on my phone anymore, either. I'll keep the account as a way to reach out to distant friends, but that's about it. I don't have a twitter account, but look there occasionally for news updates about my Carolina Hurricanes.

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Just FB
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A little FB but not much anymore and here.
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ORIGINAL: Kuokkanen
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Erm... does this forum count? I don't really know the boundaries of what constitutes social media.
Wikipedia gives some examples. And yes, this Matrix Games Forums can be CONSIDERED as one. As does Usenet and BBS. I have used those too, but it's been years since last time.
Well... since this forum does seem to count. I use this forum. And nothing else.
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I just do TheBlitz and here. I really have only one game that interests me. [:)]

I tried FB and found it a waste of my time. My wife took a little longer but came to the same conclusion.[:'(]
Simply too many horrible people with "keyboard courage" that would say something they would never say to your 'face'.

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Just WhatsApp, to keep in touch with my high school pals and a few friends living far from my hometown.
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Since I left Facebook recently over censorship concerns, at the moment: none.

Facebook is great for keeping in touch with extended family, but anyway ... too bad.
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