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Old 29-09-11, 09:51 PM
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I know there are mixed feelings about social networking and whether its a good thing or not but I wondered if it was worth having a facebook site? It would mean somebody getting it going and inviting all existing members to join but I think it would be good way of letting people know interesting facts and encouraging people to check out a thread that needs more attention. I log on to my Facebook account several times a day but don't always log on to the forum every day.
we started a page for our business and it now gets lots of attention and we are able to direct people to our website for more info on certain subjects.
It's just a thought but it would be interesting to hear other opinions
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Old 29-09-11, 10:03 PM
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There is one Fergie!!

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=156155524534
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Old 29-09-11, 10:54 PM
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But do any of the fourm "regulars" use it? To be honest I have enough to keep track of with the forum never mind other places.
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Old 29-09-11, 11:13 PM
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I dip in from time to time - there is not much chatting going on - it seems people leave messages or ask questions that go unanswered. I've not seen much interaction on the FB site.

It's quiet on here tonight too!!!
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Old 30-09-11, 11:35 AM
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I dip in from time to time - there is not much chatting going on - it seems people leave messages or ask questions that go unanswered. I've not seen much interaction on the FB site.

It's quiet on here tonight too!!!
I'm a member of the BUK FB Group too tho as Alan says there isn't too much interaction on it.......I don't use FB itself too much these days either tbh.
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Old 30-09-11, 11:42 AM
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I never use facebook and to be honest I have no intention to.
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Old 30-09-11, 12:11 PM
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Same here, Ian!
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Old 30-09-11, 01:49 PM
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I wish I had never got on Facebook. For some reason some of my family and friends use it as their primary way of communicating. Then some of them collect "friends" and have hundreds, you then get hundreds of invites to become friends from people you never heard of. I should bit the bullet and come off it really.
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Old 30-09-11, 06:07 PM
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Hi all, many apologies, I had no idea there was already an FB site. I will check it out and maybe we may be able to get some communication going again on it. I know it may not be everyone's cup of tea but I would definitely use it
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Old 30-09-11, 06:18 PM
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Just had a quick look and it doesnt seem to be very user friendly. for example you can't join the page without being invited which would put many (including myself) off. I'm quite familiar with running our vet practice page, Leonard brothers vets, and it's all to do with the settings, if you get that right, the interaction can be quite interesting and lively. I personally think it is worth doing and I'm happy to be an admin for the page?
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