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  • This week I left my social networks. Google+ was the last to go and thought that she at least deserved a Dear John letter...

    dear g+,

    it isn't you, It's me. You see, over the years I've had affairs with a lot of social networks, some good, some bad. At first, I wasn't really attracted to you, there was no spark, and to be honest, I found you a little annoying. You hung around in the corner begging for attention. But then I started playing Ingress, and since you're the Ingress geek's method of communication of choice, I had no choice but to buy you a drink and get to know you. It turned out you're not that bad after all. You're not nearly as dreary as Facebook or as mean as Twitter (I've left them too, by the way).

    You weren't my first love, but you were my last, and for that I will always treasure you.

    But sometimes, you just have to clear out your life and open yourself up to new experiences in the world. You need to spend less time commenting on the posts of people you've never met and more time with the people who share your life in real word.

    xoxo

    Xanthe
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