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It's boring yo...

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:scr1pt:

why would anyone need this when EVERYONE is on facebook, even randoms I met overseas and all have added me to facebook... why would I use this limited version of something which is essentially the same thing?

I agree facebook needs some competition, but hey, don't see it being replaced any time soon tbh

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yeah 'course it won't.
g+ be better for networking, extended friends/'circles'/acquaintances, + integrated with gmail, gmail chat etc on mobile too. pretty handy.
but yeah hardly using it...

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deviant wrote:why would anyone need facebook
I keep asking myself the same thing.
The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well

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you can't argue with the power of facebook rob

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i don't get it either. why bother changing over. then again there was myspace which is now dead-ish because everyone jumped ship to facebook. who knows?
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yep, everything dies.
facebook is a messy POS

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Kaiproject wrote:yep, everything dies.
like breaks?

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deviant wrote:you can't argue with the power of facebook rob
Not denying how huge it is, Dan - I just don't get it.
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like everything else in life I'll snob it off until it simply cant be ignored anymore and then I'll become its biggest advocate much to everyone's irritation.
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youthful_implants wrote:like everything else in life I'll snob it off until it simply cant be ignored anymore and then I'll become its biggest advocate much to everyone's irritation.
like when you got the herpes? :teef:
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Lizkins wrote:i don't get it either. why bother changing over. then again there was myspace which is now dead-ish because everyone jumped ship to facebook. who knows?
That's true. I'm on G+ now, but barely motivated. I think I have social network fatigue! ;)

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you guys need to follow some interesting people. it's not facebook.
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andy_hoffman wrote:
youthful_implants wrote:like everything else in life I'll snob it off until it simply cant be ignored anymore and then I'll become its biggest advocate much to everyone's irritation.
like when you got the herpes? :teef:
exactly. :shock:
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youthful_implants wrote:like everything else in life I'll snob it off until it simply cant be ignored anymore and then I'll become its biggest advocate much to everyone's irritation.
:lol:
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Google has put a whole lot of research into how social networks in real life operate, and implemented it as the circles feature - you can see a nice slide show about it here: http://www.slideshare.net/padday/the-re ... network-v2

At the moment there are only(!) 20 million people on there (in less than 3 weeks), so as far as facebook interactions go it's not quite there, but for following people like on twitter it's pretty good. Some high profile tech nerds and pundits are already there and actively posting - Linus Torvalds, Guido Van Rossum (Creator of python), Kevin Rose (Founder of Digg), Ashton Kutcher etc

It also looks like they might be well placed to take a bit of the audience away from sites like linkedin, quora etc.

Its still early days yet, but will be interesting to see how it pans out. I'm waiting to hear on the features they are developing for businesses and what the api should look like. Facebook is pretty abysmal for developing on imo (Poor documentation, constantly changing apis), so it should be good to see what google comes up with here.

Also, facebook's new chat bar sucks major balls. Someone should kill it with fire.

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apophenian wrote:Also, facebook's new chat bar sucks major balls. Someone should kill it with fire.
yes, really really shit
Andrez wrote:That's true. I'm on G+ now, but barely motivated. I think I have social network fatigue!
same, a whole new social network... just can't be fucked more than anything really

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its too hard too use
nothing is happening
i think i will be the first to denounce and quit G+

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nic wrote:its too hard too use
nothing is happening
i think i will be the first to denounce and quit G+
soz, i already quit it a couple of weeks back. ahead of the curve.
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nic wrote:its too hard too use
nothing is happening
i think i will be the first to denounce and quit G+
:lol:
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apophenian wrote:Google has put a whole lot of research into how social networks in real life operate, and implemented it as the circles feature - you can see a nice slide show about it here: http://www.slideshare.net/padday/the-re ... network-v2
eh, the main point of google+ right now seems to be to make loads of circles ('people i would say hi to but not really much more but i don't mind if they see random bullshit i post', 'people i'd hang out with but are still friends with someone i don't speak to so it's a bit awkward there') and ocd everyone you know into an overlapping collection of 73 circles. tbh i'd rather actually talk to people (where g+ falls flat) than do that.
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youthful_implants wrote:like everything else in life I'll snob it off until it simply cant be ignored anymore and then I'll become its biggest advocate much to everyone's irritation.
I am the same hey.
it took me ages to even get facebook
and then more ages to actually use it.

though once it starts...
o/ . . . \o . . . -o . o- . \o/ \o/

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first off, i'd note that g+ is in beta. a lot of the usability issues are still being ironed out. things have changed quite a bit since it launched ~3 weeks ago.

secondly, the quality of interaction i've had (conversations, etc) far outweigh those that i've seen on twitter (140 char arguably limit or preclude discussion) or facebook (aka the socially acceptable myspace). if anything, it's closer to a more modern version of livejournal.

i'd say give it a go. anything's got to be better than facebook imo.
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yeh facebook is shitting me quite a bit lately, enough that I barely use it except when obscenely bored.
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mrj wrote:yeh facebook is shitting me quite a bit lately, enough that I barely use it except when obscenely bored.
:scripteef:

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mrj wrote:yeh facebook is shitting me quite a bit lately, enough that I barely use it except when obscenely bored.
Just like melbournebeats.com
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:S

there are some grate conversations here though..........

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youthful_implants wrote:like everything else in life I'll snob it off until it simply cant be ignored anymore and then I'll become its biggest advocate much to everyone's irritation.
:lol: thats what i was like with the iphone.

google + is boring so far. and ugly.

i just joined this site - great for people into photography/images rather than fml posts and 'i like hugging' and 'you are an idiot if you dont come to my gig' posts.

http://thinng.com/

let me know if anyone wants an invite.

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ghetto kitty wrote:
youthful_implants wrote:like everything else in life I'll snob it off until it simply cant be ignored anymore and then I'll become its biggest advocate much to everyone's irritation.
:lol: thats what i was like with the iphone.

google + is boring so far. and ugly.

i just joined this site - great for people into photography/images rather than fml posts and 'i like hugging' and 'you are an idiot if you dont come to my gig' posts.

http://thinng.com/

let me know if anyone wants an invite.
thats my friend Stu's site. Its quite rad.

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is like www.pinterest.com danger if hungry
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500px.com/photos is also ace

(and foodgawker.com is utter danger, but if i see one more picture of kale chips someone made from their csa basket, there's going to be some serious junkpunching a gwarn)
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mrj wrote:
ghetto kitty wrote:
youthful_implants wrote:like everything else in life I'll snob it off until it simply cant be ignored anymore and then I'll become its biggest advocate much to everyone's irritation.
:lol: thats what i was like with the iphone.

google + is boring so far. and ugly.

i just joined this site - great for people into photography/images rather than fml posts and 'i like hugging' and 'you are an idiot if you dont come to my gig' posts.

http://thinng.com/

let me know if anyone wants an invite.
thats my friend Stu's site. Its quite rad.

My profile is thinnger
sweet jman! following yououou ;)

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saw this on FB the other night.. Can't recall who posted it..

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haha!!

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that is funny
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googoor prerrrr
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deviant wrote:
apophenian wrote:Also, facebook's new chat bar sucks major balls. Someone should kill it with fire.
yes, really really shit
If it's annoying you, just install this script and it replaces it with old school style chat ;)

Works really well!

http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/107159
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cheers
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andy_hoffman wrote:Image
Holy shit, is that a massive 3D reach around?
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not sure if this link works but here's my + page if anyone wants ot add me to an MBCircle or somehting :) https://plus.google.com/115397706136961458399/

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