Twitter vs Facebook1 Twitter makes me like people Ive never met and Facebook makes me hate people I know in real life

Illustration by Kiersten inspired by a tweet from @Shaylamaddox.

It is true isn’t it? People you know who suddenly turn into link sharing, status updating, friend connecting, farmville freaks. Very annoying.

Twitter is a whole different animal. There are no page invitations to ignore, events to opt-out off or people tagging you in photos. Basically Twitter is built on the whole idea of serendipitous finds; you are bombarded with tweets, but only if you choose to, and pick what is good, and ignore the rest.

Facebook makes it a lot harder to ignore stuff. And being able to ignore the stuff that annoys you is the basis of any good relationship.

So, do we agree with Shayla? Or not?

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