Originally Posted by Kishka
Personally, I came off FB because I felt it was interfering with my desire to create a great social life off-line. And that's not the case with everyone of course. For me it has more to do with me being relatively new to my area. I wanted to force myself to 'get out there!' And it worked.
I had the opposite experience, Kishka. I found a wonderful community of afk friends in my new area because of FB -- old friends with whom I reconnected, acquaintances who have become friends, and friends of friends. It has been a great tool for "getting out there!" for me.