Friday, January 12, 2007

Damn you, MySpace!!!

Some of you may already know about my hatred for MySpace and pretty much all social networking sites. Let's just chalk it up to my inner antisocial wallflower.

I'll be the first to admit that I'm a hypocrite. For example, I have a Friendster account. Why? Because my cousin in the Philippines forced me to. My profile is up there and I have a bunch of pictures up (to make her happy), but I hardly ever login to check it. Periodically I'll get an email from Friendster telling me that so-and-so has updated their profile with new pictures and then the voyeur in me will immediately login to see what's what. So basically, Friendster is my Us Weekly that I read only for the pictures.

Once again, I am a hypocrite reborn, because I'm thinking about updating my MySpace account. As some of you may remember, I have a MySpace account, although thanks in no part to my own doing. I just mysteriously have one that's linked to my email address and has the same password I use for virtually everything. Very, very disturbing.

I discovered recently from my better half that one of my best friends has a MySpace account and they're now "friends." Inside my brain went, "Hey, that's my friend. How come she never told me that she has a MySpace account?" and I became green with envy.

So, thanks Justice. Now I'm going to have to redecorate my corner of the internets and invite you to my crib to be my friend. And then I'll have, like, two friends, which will then remind me that I am an antisocial wallflower who has two friends and who needs to be reminded of that?

3 comments:

justice said...

goodie, goodie...if it makes you feel any better, I got roped into myspace the same way you did. You'll be disappointed that I haven't put up any pictures. Maybe you'll inspire me to put some up!

justice said...

p.s. I didn't tell you because I read how much you hate myspace, so I figure it was a lost cause. I underestimated the power of myspace.

Bluenana said...

Ahh, I see now. Yes, the power of MySpace is often underestimated among haters like me. I have yet to update my page, but I swear it's on my to-do list. I posted 872 photos on Flickr this weekend, so I think I get some points for that.