In a conversation with co-workers the other day that started with some talk about Tumblr, I ended up facing the fact that I have a little bit of a social network addiction.
To be fair, not all of the sites I do stuff on are social network sites. Some are blog sites, but I tend to think of blogging as just another way of social networking (even though none of my blogs extend far enough to be considered as such). Two of them are actually article writing sites that could be considered as ‘work’ sites other than social sites. To some extent though, even those are social, considering you can comment and be commented on.
When my mind is organized, I feel the need to compartmentalize my life, even if I overlap at all corners. I like to have my site to log what I’m reading, watching, listening to, or eating (www.allconsuming.net). I like writing reviews/opinions/rants about books and finding new books and authors to read (www.goodreads.com). I like sharing my knitting projects and collecting knitting patterns (www.ravelry.com). Then I like exhibiting it for others to see on a bunch of other sites, most that link into each other so my poor friends are spammed with my life.
I suppose it’s good that I go through phases where I do very little online, or I might have a lot fewer friends.
Here is the full list of my current (semi) active accounts and my name on each. Feel free to friend, add, follow, etc. me.
Facebook: Amanda Lynne Felber (if you add me here, shoot me and email or message or comment to let me know you’re doing it. If I don’t know you, I won’t add).
LiveJournal: message me for details. I consider this my private journal, so for personal and professional reasons, I might not add everyone. Don’t take it personally. It’s just my thing.
All Consuming: I don't think I have a link for this, but if you're on there, I'm felbersgirl.
Triond: No page yet, but I'll continue to post articles.
Associated Content: http://contributor.yahoo.com/user/15114/amanda_sposato.html
I suppose as far as addictions go, this is a pretty minor one, but it does mean spamming everyone. So while I'd love to have more friends and followers, I can also respect that a few of you might want to go ahead and defriend me.