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Offline walktall

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Re: Geocaching Facebook Groups - Why?
« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2013, 05:30:38 pm »

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Re: Geocaching Facebook Groups - Why?
« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2013, 12:14:41 am »
Not all younger people use Twitter, I've not gone over to it, I do use Facebook though. It's a 'friends' thing, keeping in contact with people I know, and not adding just anyone and everyone. I have the problem with random people trying to add me, who I might have spoken to on another forum, but thats where it stays.

A younger generation don't really have problems with that concept, there are many who like it, and a lot of us, who don't want it. A Facebook Group page does and doesn't work. It's great for updating people about events/links/sharing pictures, but sadly terrible for chatting and keeping a log of what was said, where and when and with who.

Catch 22.

But on a good ending point, good forums like this one will keep going, because you make them how the community wants it. Just keep up advertising it via word of mouth and at events.

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Re: Geocaching Facebook Groups - Why?
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2013, 10:12:13 pm »
I have just been reading through a thread on another forum discussing FB groups vs forums like these. It was quite an interesting read. One post stood out to me over the others though. Quoting the poster:

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Forums are where YOU control what you see. Facebook is where THEY control what you see.

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Re: Geocaching Facebook Groups - Why?
« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2013, 09:01:19 am »
Quoting the poster:
Forums are where YOU control what you see. Facebook is where THEY control what you see.

Amen.

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Just out of curiosity, I noticed there is a Forum Gallery, but only Walktall and Griff have used it.. Is it something worth having, If not used by everyone?

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Re: Geocaching Facebook Groups - Why?
« Reply #19 on: April 15, 2013, 05:08:45 pm »
It's there to use if you want... I think it is worth having.
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Re: Geocaching Facebook Groups - Why?
« Reply #20 on: April 15, 2013, 06:51:31 pm »
Same here, I think we should keep it :)
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