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Facebook, connecting with friends gone too far.
Member Name: RainbowDestiny
Advantages: Good for sharing photos
Disadvantages: Too invasive
Facebook is a social networking site aimed at helping people to connect with friends, you can upload many photo's which can be grouped into albums, with a name of your choice, you may also tag your friends in the photo's by clicking the 'tag photos' tab then clicking on your friends faces and typing their name on the box that then appears. Once your friend has been tagged, this photo will then appear on their profile, likewise if they tag a photo of you, it will then appear on your profile. This is often not a good thing if you have embarrassing photo's that you do not wish to see, however there is a untag button, and you can also send a request to have the photo removed from the photo owners page.
There is also a chat facility where you can instantly chat to all your online friends and if they are not online it will instantly go to their private inbox. If someone was to write on your profile or comment on a photo for example you will be notified of this, for example when you sign into facebook, a number will appear on top of the world symbol, for instance if you have two notifications, a red number two would appear.
Although I am a regular user of Facebook and have been for many years I feel that it exposes people too much, for example if I was to write something on a friends profile (now referred to as a timeline) that message will immediately appear on all of my friends' friends news feed. There is also a separate mini newsfeed which notifies you of everyone's actions and although I am quite a nosy person, I do not write things publicly on my facebook, for the simple reason that I do not want my whole life shared to many people, potentially people I do not even know.
Summary: Great tool for connecting with friends however a bit to invasive.