I’m a little tired of people telling me I’m wasting my time on Facebook.
Yes, I do enjoy keeping an eye on what my friends and colleagues are up to, seeing photos of their weddings, new babies and celebrations, particularly when they don’t live close. But I also use Facebook professionally. I’m a teacher librarian – I resource the curriculum, and that means I need a constant stream of information coming to me. Facebook, my Twitter network, Google Reader, my Diigo and Delicious network, my Vodpod network – all connect me to what I need to do my job. The same goes for what I’m interested in.
Some read the newspaper, others do it differently.
I don’t know what you see on your Facebook page but this is a cross-section of what I see –
You get the idea…