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SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« on: January 30, 2011, 02:23:53 PM »
http://www.facebook.com/pages/SDCFans/325778850062?ref=ts#!/pages/SDCFans/325778850062

I finally caved in and created a facebook page for the site. I'm still thinking up ideas of what to do with it though. I'll probably create a couple of custom pages that pull in feeds from the latest posts and front page news stories so you guys can check the site from FB.

Other than that, what would you like to see on our Facebook page?

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2011, 04:06:12 PM »
I'm not really sure, Steve.  I really don't want all our discussions to be moved to Facebook.
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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2011, 04:29:54 PM »
I don't really anticipate much discussion migrating to Facebook. FB discussions are usually composed of shorter and much less organized messages than we share here. If anything, it will take away the posts by people who sign up just want to ask a single question, and posts by those who are too lazy to adhere to the rigor of a full forum. Hopefully it will drive a lot more quality discussion to the site.

Really, I just plan to update the FB wall whenever we have a news update (which will hopefully be more often this year).

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2011, 04:54:38 PM »
Wow, a brand spanking new site! Don't think I've ever seen that before! Looks good. I am not a Facebook member but my wife is. So should I add things under her account, or start my own? I would like to submit many of my Flickr photos to your Facebook site if  you are interested. I could give the diving bell stuff to you, and maybe we could start a photo album on brochures, pathfinders, and other promotional material. Perhaps a place for old snapshots, and so on. If you want to do short profiles on "lost" rides and attractions I'd be glad to help. You tell me what you need, and maybe in the next week or two I can put things together for you. Any help I can give, let me know!
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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2011, 05:15:42 PM »
Junior, most of the things you mentioned would probably do better added to this site than the FB page. I see the FB page really as a marketing tool to alert people to new things on the site, rather than a place to actually host content. Of course, if you want to add stuff there that's fine too.

I'm still working on upgrading the site so that everyone can easily add and manage their stuff here.

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2011, 08:30:32 AM »
That's awesome!  ;D

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2011, 01:10:56 PM »
steve, facebook will be a good "complement" to this site!..  good idea... looking forward to seeing your other changes.
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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2011, 07:24:40 AM »
I agree the facebook page will give those people that lurk on the page, and maybe only have a question or comment a place to have their say or ask questions without having to go through the process of creating an account. I think anything we can do to make the site more visible is worth doing. Keep up the good work

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2011, 06:09:06 PM »
Just joined the Facebook page! I can't believe how much I missed on the little hiatus  :-[
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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2011, 06:22:27 PM »
welcome coaster!  where ya been?

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #10 on: March 26, 2011, 07:36:02 PM »
Life kept me busy and somethin was wrong with our internet to where I couldn't log on.

Thanks for the welcome back! It's great to be back!
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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #11 on: March 26, 2011, 10:07:32 PM »
everybody make sure you go to facebook and "like" sdcfans.
 right now we only have 68 "likes".. 
But sdcfans has over 425 members! 
so lets do it!

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #12 on: February 29, 2012, 12:47:42 PM »
Just bumping this topic back up. I still need to get a Facebook link on the site... among the many other things I need to do.

Btw, apparently the page will be forced into the new format at the end of March. I'm really not a fan of it. They want everything to look like a timeline now for some reason.

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #13 on: February 29, 2012, 12:57:27 PM »
Ugh! I hate the timeline thing. I am sure many people out there enjoy it, but it is not for me. Keep up the great work Shave.

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Re: SDCFans - Now on Facebook
« Reply #14 on: February 29, 2012, 02:36:21 PM »
Ugh! I hate the timeline thing. I am sure many people out there enjoy it, but it is not for me. Keep up the great work Shave.

I wish they would stop changing things! I also hate the timeline!
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