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    Should I get Facebook

    I haven't had a Facebook for three years, but as a recent college grad I'm starting to think it may be a useful networking tool. How do you in the working world feel about Facebook?


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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Linkedin>∞>Facebook for networking




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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Facebook is the devil!



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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Facebook is not really a networking tool. Twitter maybe. But Facebook means someone has to friend you (or vice versa) and then you see them post about how proud they are about their kids, their workouts, etc.



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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Facebook is for posting incriminating pictures of drunken nights that get you fired from work.



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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Linkedin>∞>Facebook for networking
    I have a Linkedin account, but it doesn't seem like you get the same personnel connection.


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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Linkedin>∞>Facebook for networking
    Linkedin for networking I suppose (I still think Linkedin sucks imo).

    Facebook for jacking around with buddies and wasting time while at work.



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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Linkedin>∞>Facebook for networking
    Depends what kind of networking your looking for. Linkedin is awesome for professional networking, but not so much if you just want to keep up with friends from highschool, college, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by cowboycurtis View Post
    Facebook is the devil!
    I can agree with this. It's easy to kill a lot of time on FB, especially if you have a smart phone. It was great for killing time in class though, and now that I have graduated it is really useful for keeping up with people.



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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Depends what kind of networking your looking for. Linkedin is awesome for professional networking, but not so much if you just want to keep up with friends from highschool, college, etc.
    I agree. I use Linkedin to network with others in my field. Facebook is just for family and friends.




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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    I agree. I use Linkedin to network with others in my field. Facebook is just for family and friends.
    If they're in your field, couldn't you just walk up to them and talk?

    Sorry to everyone else, bad Agronomy joke.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    If they're in your field, couldn't you just walk up to them and talk?

    Sorry, bad Agronomy joke.
    Nobody close enough to walk or talk to




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    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    Linkedin for networking I suppose (I still think Linkedin sucks imo).

    Facebook for jacking around with buddies and wasting time while at work.
    When did you get buddies?



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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    Am I the only one that hates LinkedIn? Just a circle jerk of over bloated resumes asking to verify each other that you are an expert at skills you barely know a thing about.

    Oh you put a word over an image once in mspaint? Now you can add professional graphic designer who has mastered Photoshop, illustrator, and the likes to your profile.
    I somewhat agree with you. Linkedin is full of blowhards puffing there chests out looking for validation.



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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    no. 5



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    Re: Should I get Facebook

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    Am I the only one that hates LinkedIn? Just a circle jerk of over bloated resumes asking to verify each other that you are an expert at skills you barely know a thing about.

    Oh you put a word over an image once in mspaint? Now you can add professional graphic designer who has mastered Photoshop, illustrator, and the likes to your profile.
    Yeah, LinkedIn seems to be getting stupid a lot more quickly than FB ever did. At least for me. If I was looking for a different job, it would be great, though. I pretty much just try to stay friendly with the recruiters on there in case that happens.



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