I like IJ and LJ for being long-winded, yet what we write is more permanent. I guess I felt like I was having to use Facebook because that's where friends had gone; and if I wanted to keep up with what was going on with them, I had to go there too. I get why others like Facebook, keeping up with old friends and family. I just have never felt that way about it. I got started on Twitter because squeaky
used it to update us there about outages on InsaneJournal.