Facebook sucks

So I’m actually not all that internet-savvy.  I just have no real interest in it.  Social media is all well and good when I’m bored, but I’m just not all that into it like I had been in the past.

Still, as the blog grows, it occurs to me that I probably need to branch out a bit.  I’ve had a Twitter account for awhile, and started being more active on Facebook, as well.

But as it turns out, Facebook doesn’t allow someone to have more than one Facebook profile, because of reasons that supposedly make sense to someone out there, so my kink profile was shut down.

What’s a girl to do?

It appears that the only option is to create a Facebook page.  But trying to figure out how to keep it separate from my vanilla profile has proven a massive challenge.  I’ve found plenty of tutorials for how to keep my vanilla profile off of the kink page, but can’t find anything for how to keep my kink page off my vanilla profile.

I’ve got family, friends, and kids on my Facebook friends list.  We’re not out to Kazander’s family and friends, we’re not out to all of my friends, and obviously I need to keep the kids on my friends list off the kink page.

I mean, there’s no room for error here.  I absolutely, 100% need to keep the two separate, and there doesn’t seem to exist any cut-and-dry tutorials for how to do that.

I can’t find a single damn thing about it.

To be honest, I’m kind of considering just deleting my vanilla FB account.  I’m hardly ever on it anymore, I have the phone numbers of the 3-ish people on my friends list that I’m actually interested in conversing with (and the 2-ish people I would like to keep conversing with, I can easily get their numbers), and I’m just too much of a misanthrope to pretend to be interested in the lives of people I don’t respect and don’t care about.

Five years ago, I could do that.  I just don’t have the energy or the desire to do it anymore.

So if I choose to delete my vanilla account, obviously that’s not a problem, but I’d rather have it available, even though I hardly use it.  The inlaws will occasionally post cute pics or videos of the spawn while she’s staying with them, some of my vanilla friends post hilarious memes, and if there’s any way I can avoid deleting it, I’d lean more toward that.

But so far, I haven’t found a solution.  It’s annoying AF.  And I don’t have the patience to deal with this for weeks or months.  In all honesty, I’m probably just going to end up deleting the vanilla account.

Because Facebook sucks.

12 thoughts on “Facebook sucks

  1. SL says:

    It can be done. Just have another email account set up. And the email is only linked to the “kink” fb page.

  2. Even if you could find away to separate the two right now, Facebook changes their settings behind the scenes so often, the accounts could become linked without you being aware of it — until there were disastrous consequences. A few years back when I joined Fetlife, I shut down my Facebook account for the very reasons you are dealing with now.

  3. dominanceinprogress says:

    Social media for business is overrated. I run it for my own small business and you’re basically drowned up by big companies and meaningless hashtags. Everyone is obsessed by follower numbers rather than content. Youtube is even worse. SM is a shallow world. WP seems to be more grounded than that. Posts get actual comments. You can just hit like but it’s nice to interact. It makes you part of it. WP requires effort. People have to read your posts, it gives people things to think about. Everything else is superficial clicks on a like button. Facebook is the worst. I use Instagram because my business is visual. I don’t find Twitter very satisfying. Would be interested to hear how you get on. 🙂

  4. S.R. Taylor says:

    there’s other sites possibly like mewe, relatively new and a lot more open minded than FB

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