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colinwalker
colinwalker
In retrospect, while deactivating / deleting my accounts seems like a big deal, the real battle was fought some time before. I've never been much of a Facebook user but took the decision a number of years ago to unfollow a whole bunch of people and restrict it to just family a... colinwalker.blog
coolcut
coolcut

@colinwalker I'm also thinking about deleting my Facebook account for the last couple of days. Sadly, I check it frequently without getting any real value out of it. Anyhow there is a strange feeling in my head when it comes to deleting it. Maybe just the last hurdle to overcome.

colinwalker
colinwalker

@coolcut That was like me with Twitter. 11 years was a long time to have it so there was definitely a psychological hurdle to get over.

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@colinwalker Amusingly, my psychological hurdle is mostly based on possible unknown events in the future. My thoughts are something like "...when X happens, maybe I need Facebook to help me with Y...". It's crazy that Facebook has such a cognitive power over individuals.

colinwalker
colinwalker

@coolcut You can’t live by “what ifs”