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Wow. Upon reading my friends list, I realize that not only did *I* stop journaling, but it seems the majority of my friends have stopped, too.

What ran us all off (besides that offensive stench that I finally rid myself of once and for all 2 years' ago)?

I have three friends who regularly update and that's it. Oooooooo El Jay - you ain't as purdy as you used to be.


Oct. 15th, 2009 09:23 pm (UTC)
I think its largely Facebook that sucked so many people away. I've only become active again recently to compete in a writing contest.

Its kind of too bad, because one of the fun things about LJ is that you end up friends with all kinds of people who you never knew before, where-as on Facebook, you primarily reconnect awkwardly with people who used to have crushes on you in high school.
Oct. 15th, 2009 09:31 pm (UTC)
What you say is all true, although my high school buddies are mostly female (LOL). :> I just lost my taste in being here for some reason, and was hoping someone could explain this phenom, beyond "Facebook is teh evil". :D

And I damn sure ain't participating in any writing contest on El Jay. That would be like participating in the special olympics, doncha think?
Oct. 15th, 2009 09:36 pm (UTC)
I'm feeling pretty good about participating in this one. Its mostly fake like my Superhero contests of yore. :P
Oct. 15th, 2009 09:40 pm (UTC)
Superhero! Heh :D I'm still debating Nano again this year.
Oct. 15th, 2009 09:43 pm (UTC)
There's also not a whole lot of functionality at LiveJournal. I mean, the most useful feature is the friends' page and even that is sort of outclassed by Twitter and Facebook's front page feed. I guess basically there are better options out there for most casual users, which leaves the hardcore fanfic, furry and emo communities to keep things going.
Oct. 16th, 2009 02:30 am (UTC)
Facebook really knew how to brand their product. Everyone and their relatives (ha) have one now - even those who don't normally surf the web.

It's bedtime for LJ. Who knows, though - I might pick up and start writing obtuse, ridiculous entries again from out of the blue. lol


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