Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Time And Facebook Part 1

Facebook has become increasingly popular, even more so with the motion picture hit The Social Network. But along with connectivity, it has the ability to suck precious time from our day.

Facebook is one of the most popular social media tools today that lets millions across the globe to connect and communicate with each other. Besides bringing long lost friends together, it has also created a niche in sharing online photos and videos, collective game-playing, commenting on and rating each other's work and updating one's status in the online world.

In the social frenzy that is thus created, one tends to forget something imperative on the way: time. The mere task of logging onto Facebook, going through the homepage, reading the newsfeed, browsing their recently uploaded albums and commenting heavily here and there are enough to keep a person busy for years.

So let's discuss some great tips on how to not lose your precious hours with Facebook.

Avoiding The Chat!

If one has to communicate with a specific friend, it's better not to sign in to chat. Sending a private message is the best way to communicate. When you begin to chat online, a lot of others might be online and can bring other conversations to arise. The main point here is to avoid the chat at all costs if you are looking to save time.
Timing your stay on Facebook

There are many services that offer to time one's stay on user-specified websites. They generate alerts and/or warnings when users exceed their time of visiting a website. People who don't want to waste too much time on Facebook can achieve the same effect by setting a reminder on their phone or an alarm. By having a alarm set, you can easily keep track of your time.

Stay tuned this week for the next tips on how to keep an eye on the time while on Facebook.
Have any tips that will help others keep their day productive and still plugged in to the social world? Share them with us and let others know your secrets!

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