Facebook fatigue


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Facebook fatigue

Becoming disenchanted with Facebook after spending time on the site on a daily basis. Many reasons have been cited, including becoming bored with the trivia and gossip that is posted and having to deny requests to be friended all the time (popularity has its price). See Facebook.
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Social media marketing expert at the Queensland University of Technology Business School, Professor Larry Neale, said there had also been a decline in Facebook users in North America and Europe, as "Facebook fatigue" sweeps the globe.
"There is always a fear of Facebook fatigue, because we've seen this from most social networks that have been created.
But it seems I'm not the only one with Facebook fatigue.
But the leading social network is also said to be battling "Facebook fatigue" in some countries, with some users growing bored of the service or else bemoaning its myriad changes to privacy settings and other tweaks, including the growing prevalence of sponsored content.
The survey conducted by the Pew Research Centre mainly considered American Facebook users and reached the conclusion that many users were undergoing a sense of "Facebook fatigue".
Experts said confusion over the firm's privacy policies and 'Facebook fatigue' from having too many friends could be behind the fall, although Facebook has disputed the figures, the report said.
Such is our obsession with Facebook, social networking and the endless need to share our lives online, we are approaching a state of 'Facebook fatigue' according to social media expert Christophe Mallot.
The article includes comments from apartment executives and industry analysts about how "Facebook fatigue" is a real concern, as well as examples of how some companies have moved away from their traditional websites for marketing, instead adopting a more social media-focused approach to communicating with its prospective residents.
FACEBOOK FATIGUE? Facebook's explosive growth has come as first-time users joined the social networking site in droves, which in turn enticed even more to join up.
I'm experiencing Facebook Fatigue. I'm tired of loved ones--you know who you are--who claim they are too busy to pick up the phone, or even write a decent email, yet spend hours on social-media sites, uploading photos of their children or parties, forwarding inane quizzes, posting quirky, sometimes nonsensical one-liners or tweeting their latest whereabouts.