Despite the data breeches and the #DeleteFacebook movement, I’m sticking with Facebook. The opportunities it provides me outweigh the downsides, at least so far!

With Facebook I can keep up (at least a little) with young family members and friends who are too busy to email. I’ve got most of them trained to post a few words along with the snapshots of their lives they share on FB.

I can find worldwide communities of people who share my interests, whether that’s disability activism, books, or crows.

I can create an interesting feed myself from others’ posts and my own occasional memorable moments. I’ve tried hard to stay nonpartisan, and post more positive stories than negative.

I wonder where those who leave will go to get these benefits of Facebook. I hope they let us know!

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