Skip to comments.Link to Facebook on FR page?
Posted on 09/07/2010 4:41:48 PM PDT by GQuagmire
How long has the link to Facebook"like" been at the top of the FR article page? Or am I seeing things?
I don’t have a Facebook account, except a fake one to check my kids accounts. Facebook sucks.
I saw that on Friday Silliness Thread. It’s hysterical.
For the most part all the social type places bore me to tears. I got on Face Book primarily to stay in touch with family who live away from me. I truly shudder when I get glimpses of my kids’ pages. There is truly a generation gap in what we find interesting. ;)
I like to use it in the Religion Forum.
Wow, mine just show it’s up to 305.
I wonder what the problem is?
Oh well Maybe it’s because you have more friends than me. lol
OK, now I see from the Facebook page it has 812 now.
I was looking at the top of FreeRepublic Main Forum Latest Articles page and it says 305.
Interesting it has different numbers on FR than it does on Facebook.
In between vacations, that is.
It's an excellent tool for getting FR more exposure, and for promoting political events/ideas etc.
Conservatives need to get as involved as possible with the www in all ways, because the internet houses the New Media.
I don't think it means that FR “supports” facebook, but that FR is using it.
SNL Grumpy old man (And a much younger Dennis Miller) “And we liked it”
“In my day there was only one kind of condom. You took a rabbit skin and wrapped it around your privates and tied it off with a bungee cord”
I noticed the difference in #’s too. BTW, click on the ‘Freerepublic & Others’ to see the comments on the FB page.
well now, you do have a point.
Set your beebers to stune! All your base belong to us!
I did, then I posted a comment that said I was the first. Then noticed I had to check all and found out I was one of many... :>)
I went to the bottom where it says configure sidebars and then set everything that was disabled to right. I don’t like it the way it is and there may be a better way, but it does show the Like thing now.
Are you a curmudgeon??
We planned our 35 HS reunion on FB this year. I don’t understand people who think that just because they don’t like technology no one else should either.
Naw, FB is cool. You are so cool, I was sure you would have one. I was going to ask you to be my Farm Town friend...hehehe.... ;)
You want answers? You want answers? You can't handle the truth!!!
I actually discovered that some of my dog show friends were, shock of shock, conservative, thanks for FB!
Mine are all set to Right. I still don’t see it. This is ridiculous. If JimRob wants this to benefit FR he needs to make it so it’s easily seen.
I’m sorry, that’s all I know to tell you, some of mine were set to disabled.
I hope so!
There are a few other names for us experienced guys who don't care what's hip and go their own way.
Fortunately, true curmudgeons march to a different drummer.
FR is full of adult FRiends and almost entirely devoid of juveniles. I have no use for Facebook. YMMV
I am in no way "cool" and haven't a clue what Farm Town is. ;)
I’m not sure you’re marching... ;)
I’m on FB and when I first got on - I had a liberal stalk and harrass me - So I am not too keen on opening up FR to FB kooks - which FB has plenty if!
Just my two cents, Jim. I like FR without the weirdos!
Because my Dad was military I have no real roots and so it has been great for me, I have made contact with my childhood via FB. So maybe my case is different than many people my age’s. I also keep up with my kids and my former students. Lots of my dog show friends also post there and we share photos of dogs etc. I find it an interesting community. I don’t currently work, and I can see how it would be problematic if I did. Of course, I don’t post stuff I wouldn’t want the entire world to see anyway, because...well, I’m not an idiot! But I’m constantly amazed at what people DO post, and sometimes remind my younger relatives and friends that this stuff, no matter how private it seems, is NOT private. And it’s forever.
I’m logged in!!!!
I guess were officially curmudgeons. I hate the facebook thing, and itll probably stay, based on the kiddie votes on this thread.
I thought maybe it was a virus.
I have a fake account on Facebook just to make sure my boys don't mess up and post something they shouldn't. My only friends there are my boys and that's the way it will stay.
I was a military brat myself - long, long ago. There were no personal computers back then. Social networks were groups of friends at the roller rink or movie theater. Yes, I'm quickly becoming a curmudgeon.
Must be some good stuff you’re smoking bttt/ping.
I found a group on FB of kids who lived over in Japan where we did, also for those who lived at Clark in the PI. It’s been fun sharing stories.
Does this mean I have to behave or can I do as I damn well please like before?
Oh, it’s you. I guess it’s OK then!
You wanna join my Mafia? We can grow stronger together. LOL!
It was kinda freaky to see it there at first. I thought I
was in the twilight zone! I am assuming that the only people
who see your picture are the ones who are also friends on
You should, Sandy! You could be in my Mafia! I am rockin’ there! LOL!
Who knew, huh?
I just saw it tonight. Went to check in at FB, then return to FR. There was the FB “like” box. I don’t mix my politics with family/friends at FB. They are two totally separate things.
I don’t txt or IM either.
That’s very wise, I generally keep my Facebook comments related to sports. I admit most of my family/high school pals are liberals, but there has to be more to life than just politics, FR is where I can vent my spleen.
I like :)
Well, darn! LOL!
I’m not even sure WHY I do; just curious I guess.
Maybe now we know why FR froze up this past weekend. Get rid of facebook crap please. FR is fine the way it is. Thanks in advance.
It’s just not worth getting involved. No one is going to change anyone else’s mind. All that can happen with family/friends is hard feelings.
In ‘08, one of my nieces (an Obama fan) got an email from her cousin, blasting Obama. She sent back a snippy email insisting he not email her any more of that stuff. My brother and another (pro-Obama) cousin had to agree, mid- October 08 not to talk again till the election was over. Who needs that ? And Thanksgiving ‘08 wasn’t too happy at our house, either, where I actually had to feed my 2 Obama-voting offspring.
So is this the “official” FB page? Or another?:
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