At the moment the only function I can really see is to increase my connections, of people I once networked with in a professional setting. Essentially has become some sort of organisation Pokedex where I have to catch them all – or rather got to network with them all. This usually results in a mundane loop from the newsfeed where I get to see what my network “liked”.
A little known fact about me. I once featured in the Guardian website as part of a panel of experts for a Q & A discussing the benefits of postgraduate degrees to improve careers. This fact is so little known that I only remembered I did this the other day.
When I first joined Facebook it was great, it was a peak for my social years at University and Facebook was still a Univesity/College thing. Therefore it was a great way of supplementing the social scene on campus.
Most people I was friend’s with live about 5 miles in distance, we did similiar courses and went on the same nights out. Continue reading →