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Facebook or Twitter

  1. net4gains profile image60
    net4gainsposted 7 years ago

    what is your pick?

    1. lawretta profile image76
      lawrettaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      facebook is more real and friendly to twitter.

    2. Eric Graudins profile image61
      Eric Graudinsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Facebook or Twitter?

      You might as well ask the question  "coffee or a skateboard?"

      Facebook and twitter are totally different applications.

      Which one is better would depend on what you want to do.

      Eric G.

    3. nikki1 profile image61
      nikki1posted 7 years agoin reply to this
  2. SummerSteward profile image60
    SummerStewardposted 7 years ago

    I personally hate twitter. I much prefer facebook.

    1. Chloe Comfort profile image58
      Chloe Comfortposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I don't like Twitter either. Facebook gets my vote big_smile

      1. SummerSteward profile image60
        SummerStewardposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        yup. Mostly because I see twitter as utterly useless. Perhaps that's because I just started with it and haven't formed connections? It's just not interesting to me.

        1. Lisa HW profile image79
          Lisa HWposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I have both and don't know what I'm doing on either.  lol   So I end up doing nothing but "sharing" whatever I write - and that's it.  It's embarrassing.  lol  I have "a whopping"  11 followers on Twitter!  I don't even "get" what you're supposed to do.  lol   (I guess it's because I'm "old"  lol  )  The other "old" people in my life aren't interested in what I do, and my kids REALLY really aren't interested in it.  lol  It's hopeless.

          Anyway, here's mine.  Nobody's going want to follow me.  Trust me on that.  lol


  3. cupid51 profile image75
    cupid51posted 7 years ago

    I really don't know! I am in both, but with a small number of friends! I don't know how to increase no of friends!

  4. moondive profile image58
    moondiveposted 7 years ago

    I like facebook more:)

  5. sportyfunster profile image70
    sportyfunsterposted 7 years ago

    Facebook for me as I find it more useful than Twitter

  6. profile image0
    Brenda Durhamposted 7 years ago

    I don't know how to Twitter.

    ...I actually "joined" once and posted a comment.....maybe I didn't do it right.  But I stopped 'cause I've heard that a person can be charged huge texting fees without realizing it??
    Does anyone know about that?

    I do get e-mails once in a while saying so-and-so is "following" me on Twitter.......but I dunno what that means 'cause I haven't used Twitter again....

    HELP this dummy un-join!?


    1. net4gains profile image60
      net4gainsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      When someone follows you, that means he is in your network and watching your activity or reading your comments.

      It is way to increase popularity.

      Texting fees get charged only if you use on mobile. There is no fee if you do it on computer.

  7. Arthur Fontes profile image85
    Arthur Fontesposted 7 years ago

    I prefer twitter to facebook.  I especially like twitter search if you are looking for links to relevant subjects.

  8. brethodge profile image39
    brethodgeposted 7 years ago

    I prefer twitter.. I love to read teh tweets made by the dignitaries and the funnyliners.. Its all too much fun.. amazing how can one write the whoel story in just few words.. lol..

  9. thesinkfiles profile image63
    thesinkfilesposted 7 years ago

    everything you can do on twitter, you can do on facebook. And facebook can do more. Twitter is just easier to see things from your friends and getting the word out to your friends than facebook. I am still more of a fan of facebook.

  10. BeBrown profile image71
    BeBrownposted 7 years ago

    I like Facebook more but twitter brings more traffic to my hubs

  11. ns1209 profile image70
    ns1209posted 7 years ago

    Facebook is a lot more useful but Twitter can be used for traffic.  However I don`t really use either very much

  12. gramarye profile image61
    gramaryeposted 7 years ago

    I don't really understand twitter - I guess someone has written a hub about it???

    Facebook makes sense!

  13. profile image0
    Audreveaposted 7 years ago

    Twitter. You branch out more and make connections you would never have thought of.  Facebook tends to be more clusters of people who you know and trust already.

    The micro-blogging format is pretty cool once you get used to it too. The pace is snappy and if you follow the right people, you just get these fantastic (witty &/or interesting) one liners  on a constant, rolling basis.

  14. Sunshyne1975 profile image86
    Sunshyne1975posted 7 years ago

    Facebook has many more features.

  15. L3B0 profile image75
    L3B0posted 7 years ago

    I have both but I must say its much easier to communicate with ppl via Facebook, with either facebook chat, direct message or even a wall post. Hope this persuades a couple of ppl to become "Facebook Freaks" over "Twit Freaks" smile

  16. seoprofessionals profile image58
    seoprofessionalsposted 7 years ago

    I was using both. But I love Facebook very much because it was very flexible in comparision of Twitter. so I love Facebook.

  17. profile image53
    jenypollackposted 7 years ago

    I like Facebook more than twitter !

    Facebook Developer

  18. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    I really just use twitter to highlight articles or hubs that I like - I dont see what other use it has - FB I just dont get it - I think it is really juts for family and friends not really for writing - I could be wrong and stand to be corrected - I use Hubpages for writing and Blog for articles..... smile

  19. GeneriqueMedia profile image61
    GeneriqueMediaposted 7 years ago

    I like them both.

    They serve two different purposes.

  20. west40 profile image59
    west40posted 7 years ago

    I am a Twitter fan - I can reach more people.  I like that Tweets get straight to the point.

  21. climberjames profile image59
    climberjamesposted 7 years ago

    Both! big_smile

    1. watchya profile image59
      watchyaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hey !
      Do you like to post on old threads ?

      What's wrong with the new ones ?

  22. EmpressFelicity profile image78
    EmpressFelicityposted 7 years ago

    I just don't "get" either Facebook or Twitter.  I prefer to use private email to keep in touch.

  23. jenblacksheep profile image81
    jenblacksheepposted 7 years ago

    I don't use Twitter, I don't really see the point. I don't care what celebrities are doing with their lives and I can see what all my friends are doing on Facebook.

  24. Cagsil profile image59
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Both work to drive traffic in general. Even though I like Facebook better than twitter, but that is my preference.

    I get more traffic from posting hubs on Facebook than I do from tweeting out the same hub. wink

  25. climberjames profile image59
    climberjamesposted 7 years ago

    I agree smile

    Feeding my HubPages RSS feed into Facebook 'Notes' works well for me.

    1. Richieb799 profile image77
      Richieb799posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Im not sure which is the notes section?

  26. Amit Doda profile image59
    Amit Dodaposted 7 years ago

    Definitely Facebook..

  27. tony0724 profile image61
    tony0724posted 7 years ago

    I don't know how to tweet. I only bought a computer a little less then 5 years ago ! I am technologically challenged !

  28. brianzen profile image60
    brianzenposted 7 years ago

    All right I am on Facebook and I cordially invite you all to friend me (Brian Taylor) then we can friend each other and so on. Just don't judge my you tube stuff too harshly...

  29. Cari Jean profile image97
    Cari Jeanposted 7 years ago

    I love FB but am thinking of signing up for twitter mainly for posting my hubs and new posts on my blog. I just haven't found the time to actually sign up and try to figure it out.

  30. wvierra profile image60
    wvierraposted 7 years ago

    I love both but if I was to pick a favorite of the two it would be face book.

    I have about 1,000 followers on there but I find it easier to have a real discussion on facebook over twitter.kinda hard to say what you really want to say with 140 characters.

    However I find twitter grate for traffic or just getting the word out, it has great business applications. even thou I have over 4,000 followers I still manage to get my message to the people I am trying to talk to. Using the DM works well when you have so many tweeting by on the main page.

    I did write an hub on automating twitter this will also help you get more followers.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Setting-Up-And- … t-part-two

  31. wademcmaster profile image72
    wademcmasterposted 7 years ago

    I prefer Facebook, but I like to keep people updated on Twitter, so I linked my Twitter to Facebook! easy...

  32. cocopreme profile image96
    cocopremeposted 7 years ago

    Facebook by a long shot.  I hardly even log onto Twitter.

  33. Christene profile image73
    Christeneposted 7 years ago

    I basically use Facebook for people I know, and Twitter for people I don't. I like them both. smile

  34. Kyriana profile image74
    Kyrianaposted 7 years ago

    I use both..still not sure the benefits of twitter and I've have my facebook for awhile for ... um...well.. games n stuff... if anyone wants to add on FB, I'm kyriana treadway, kyrianaT on Twitter. on FB if you wouldn't mind noting HP or HubPages, I'll know you aren't a FB virus.. lol big_smile

  35. elgenio profile image58
    elgenioposted 7 years ago

    I'm using only Twitter that provide latest news in many niches...very usefull for finding fresh contents or ideas. I don't use the Twitter web interface but an Adobe Air application called Twhirl with a nice notification system.

  36. fdoleac profile image60
    fdoleacposted 7 years ago

    I use both and one auto links to the other.

  37. IntimatEvolution profile image70
    IntimatEvolutionposted 7 years ago

    I love twitter, and hate facebook.  I don't like knowing other people's business.  I got sick and tired of all the "I just had a tummy tuck," "I just got a boob job," comments all the time.  Seriously, who tells people that kind of personal stuff?  Twitter you don't have that kind of chat.  At least I don't.

  38. VerticalMeasures profile image56
    VerticalMeasuresposted 7 years ago

    Facebook for personal profiles if you want to be able to do a lot (photo albums, apps, games, etc.).  Twitter if you want something that is simple to update (140 characters, text, links).

  39. passthejelly profile image80
    passthejellyposted 7 years ago

    I've noticed that Facebook is a lot more user friendly than Twitter. I found Twitter hard to use and think it is really stupid that people just follow then unfollow and the connections made on twitter are just fake.

  40. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years ago

    i don't use either...don't have a need for them...i can understand using them to promote what a person writes on HP for various reasons.


  41. sid_candid profile image60
    sid_candidposted 7 years ago

    I use both facebook and twitter but use facebook more often as I find it simpler to use. wink

  42. JCShelton profile image76
    JCSheltonposted 7 years ago

    For me, Twitter works best at keeping up with my closest circle of friends who are fellow writers. As far as promoting my business, my writing and really developing friendships and networking potential, Facebook still gets my two thumbs up.