I stayed off facebook for 30 days and then some. Although I will confess I had to log in one time to get an address from my messages. But, I did not look at anything else…not even my notifications. Sometimes my will power is quite superior. Although most days it is not. That’s why I had ice cream last night at 9:30 pm (but with the time change it was really only 8:30 pm, and either way I still don’t feel a bit bad about it).
I learned a few things.
I really don’t NEED facebook. I was pretty happy without it.
I’m going to scale down my newsfeed list drastically. Is it even still called that anymore? Oh goodness, I may be so far behind I might not ever catch up. Well, whatever it’s now called…if I don’t have an actual relationship with someone, or enough of one in the past, that I would actually call, text, or go to coffee with them then I don’t need them on my feed list.
I missed the invited and updates.
I LOVED not having facebook on my phone. My phone became so much less important and I definitely paid more attention to the girls, or whoever I was with.
However, I’m still me and I did still find plenty of other distractions. Whoops.
I don’t miss the drama and timesuck.
If facebook wasn’t such a big part of our culture and connecting with people and setting up meetings and events I would totally quit it forever.
However, I’m a type A extrovert and I CANNOT miss out on things. That would be ridiculous and irresponsible of me.
So, I will be rejoining the facebook world on a reduced level.
Welcome back, facebook world!
What would you most miss about facebook?