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General Chat Thread, Facebook is Down! in General; Originally Posted by X-13 We have one of those... it's the "IT helperbot" no-reply account. Still part of the "all ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    We have one of those... it's the "IT helperbot" no-reply account.

    Still part of the "all staff" list though.
    This is one that is VERY important to the school and cannot be deleted... *ahem* begins with a h, ends in a d....

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    OMG how often are you on this site!
    Facebook is Down!-resized_grandma-finds-internet-meme-generator-i-have-life-outside-facebook-i-just-can-t-re.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joanne View Post
    This is one that is VERY important to the school and cannot be deleted... *ahem* begins with a h, ends in a d....
    Hellhound?

    Beasts from the pit get their own email accounts?

    The more you know.

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    That blasted hellhound always clogging up his emails!

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    Exclusive picture from inside Facebook right now:

    Facebook is Down!-bqervryceaatdoq.jpg

    And it's back...

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    Shame it's not down for good

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    How long do you reckon FaceBook will last? MySpace and Bebo where also very popular at one point as was MSN Messenger but they all died out after a few years! Hmmmm I really do wonder sometimes what makes FaceBook so great!

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    Money. Lots of money. And intertwining it into everyone's corporate marketing campaigns and life. And lots of money.

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    its sheer userbase. Having nearly 1 billion people use it just says it all.

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    But my question is there must have been something somewhere that incited people to use FaceBook rather than the other social networking services? What is that, money doesn't contribute to this and neither does user base. Bebo for example and MySpace had a lot more users than when FaceBook was made so what made everyone leave those sites and joint up to Facebook?

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    Wonder why it went down? but got to love the inderpendent punch line under the picture.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abillybob View Post
    But my question is there must have been something somewhere that incited people to use FaceBook rather than the other social networking services? What is that, money doesn't contribute to this and neither does user base. Bebo for example and MySpace had a lot more users than when FaceBook was made so what made everyone leave those sites and joint up to Facebook?
    Its due to friends, I had a Bebo account back in 08, all my school friends had one, but they moved to Facebook, once you start missing out on stuff in school gossip is a big incentive to move (I opened by fb account in 09) - and it spreads like that, now with older people I suspect that is down to the publicity it has received from all those school/uni people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abillybob View Post
    How long do you reckon FaceBook will last?
    3 more years according to Princeton: Facebook will die out ‘like the bubonic plague’ - Telegraph

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    Yeah- lots of kids are using things such as instagram and snapchat more, as their parents are all on Facebook so it isn't 'cool' anymore.

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