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Facebook is good for that: staying in touch with people from your past. But that's about all I consider it good for. On the whole it's just another way to waste time. I mean there is just way too much stuff on there that has no other purpose. But I think the networks and the connections are handy, so you just get the bad with the good and overall it does have some value.

The problem (and ironically the strength from another perspective) is that Facebook is too generic. There's no set purpose or reason for it other than social networking. LinkedIn is the same idea but is somewhat more specialized in that it deals primarily with professionals. At the other end of the spectrum are specialized social sites that actually offer some point or purpose to the socializing. These tend to have smaller user bases but more meaningful interactions (i.e. things other than how many vampire werewolf bites you give/receive). I wrote a blog post about three up and coming ones if anyone's interested:

http://pihole.org/2008/10/29/wakoopa-uservoice-and-getsatisfaction-three-up-and-coming-social-portals-with-a-difference/[^]

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