I admit, I am involved in several. Well, not involved, but at least signed up with some sort of a profile. It never ends - I get an email asking me to join, I take a look and if it looks promising, I join. Then I find myself too busy to particpate, bored with what it is, or just plain forget I ever signed up. Then I ask myself - do I stay just for the exposure on the profile or delete my account? Thoughts anyone?
I'm In Cre8buzz, which i like but as someone else said it's not quite as easy to use as this is and nowhere near as many features. It is however filled with very nice people, i just never get over there enough. Heck it took me almost a month to get involved here. I may be in other things but darned if i remember what they are.
I have to agree with the person above who said myspace is the worst designed site. I used to have a myspace, but I teach junior high kids and have teenagers in my house, and after looking at their friends' myspace pages and so much crap that is posted there, I have to say, I hate myspace!
I used to have a facebook account, and I really liked it. Then someone who I knew in high school 20-something years ago found me on facebook, and my husband got jealous. Needless to say, I don't have a facebook anymore.
I love the Mom Bloggers group, and I enjoy Reader's Anonymous. I just joined the Stumbleupon community. So far I like it. It's fun to Stumble! I have an account at Technorati, but I'm not "into it." I haven't checked out Digg (probably won't) or Twitter (might or might not) yet, not to mention all the others like them. I don't like the competitive nature of some of the social networks, as some of you have already mentioned. I blog mostly for my personal enjoyment, so the ratings don't really mean anything to me.
The threats of internet have been well-documented over the years, and while you as parent may know how to avoid them, chances are your kids don’t. Things could get ugly real fast if you don’t ensure their safety. However, it is easier said than done, especially in the modern day because kids spend…