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Question Favorite Social Media Besides YouTube?

Tito Tim

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I spend most of my time on YT. Facebook is second, by default (but I am not on it much). I tried twitter and it seemed like dogs barking into the wind. I post a couple pics on IG. Twitter and IG just seem like truncated versions of FB, so what is the point? (does that mean I am old ha ha)
 
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Aaron

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For me it would be a tie between Instagram and Twitter... I hate the way content is "discovered" on Instagram though so I'd likely say Twitter. Although they both have their downsides.
 
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I spend most of my time on YT. Facebook is second, by default (but I am not on it much). I tried twitter and it seemed like dogs barking into the wind. I post a couple pics on IG. Twitter and IG just seem like truncated versions of FB, so what is the point? (does that mean I am old ha ha)
For me that's how I feel about FB XD I see a lot of misinformation, and such.
 

Beanie Draws

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Tied between Instagram and Twitter.


Instagram because it's all visual, duh :p

Twitter because it's really easy to interact with folks and have a broad discussion. Unlike Facebook, you can't pretend Twitter is private, so you're aware anything you do is visible to EVERYONE.
 
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BraveStarrTG

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I guess I'll be the black sheep here. I was a huge fan of Google+ till it got shut down. I was there when it was invite only and stayed till it was gone. Most people didn't like it but I liked how it was everything good about FB minus all the crappy stuff. I never really liked FB, I had around 150 "friends" mostly family the rest friends from my childhood but never quite got used to using it. Couldn't have any kind of debate because they were family and friends and any disagreement easily turned into drama and loss of friends or fights with multiple family members. I deleted my FB account a couple of months ago and never looked back and it felt good.

Now that I don't have neither Fb or G+ I am dependent on Twitter as my only social media. I don't do photos much so Instagram is not for me at the moment. I tried several alternatives like such as MeWe, Pluspora, Minds and others and just couldn't find one that could match G+ or even FB.
 
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Tied between Instagram and Twitter.


Instagram because it's all visual, duh :p

Twitter because it's really easy to interact with folks and have a broad discussion. Unlike Facebook, you can't pretend Twitter is private, so you're aware anything you do is visible to EVERYONE.
I really like that point about Twitter! I do enjoy IG a lot too, but twitter is my favorite :D
 

Tito Tim

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I guess I'll be the black sheep here. I was a huge fan of Google+ till it got shut down. I was there when it was invite only and stayed till it was gone. Most people didn't like it but I liked how it was everything good about FB minus all the crappy stuff. I never really liked FB, I had around 150 "friends" mostly family the rest friends from my childhood but never quite got used to using it. Couldn't have any kind of debate because they were family and friends and any disagreement easily turned into drama and loss of friends or fights with multiple family members. I deleted my FB account a couple of months ago and never looked back and it felt good.

Now that I don't have neither Fb or G+ I am dependent on Twitter as my only social media. I don't do photos much so Instagram is not for me at the moment. I tried several alternatives like such as MeWe, Pluspora, Minds and others and just couldn't find one that could match G+ or even FB.
I tried G+ but no one I knew seemed to be on it, so I never stuck with it. It looked pretty good. Never really warmed to MeWe either. I still can't wrap my head around twitter - it really feels like people just yelling into the wind... I use a browser app (FB Purity) to filter my newsfeed on Facebook. It helps clean out the trash - which is why I don't like to FB on my phone - no feed filter. :)
 
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BraveStarrTG

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Yea, G+ was a bit tricky at first. I had to find people from a random post I searched for and then find more people from those people and as we all shared circles (what they called groups of people under specific categories we set up) our follow lists got bigger and bigger and the G+ feed would be full of people's posts. I eventually curated my circles and had an excellent feed full of interesting posts of different kinds of categories from tech to politics to music and even food and personal daily life stories. I miss it so much.

I agree with Twitter. It mostly seems like everyone is just making a statement regardless of what anyone else said before or after and when someone's comment does get noticed it can be either the greatest thing ever or the worst nightmare ever. I got called a troll by someone I was a big fan of just because they thought I was making fun of one of their comments in one of their videos. I wasn't but got labeled a troll and every other popular person who knew him pretty much sided with him. I can only be happy I am not memorable enough to be affected by this in the future if I ever became popular as well.