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Do you spend too much time on social networking sites?

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krujew 23 November, 2015 - 04:52

Sawadee! (Hello!) I'm Jewish and from Thailand. I 'm not tall. I have short black hair. I use Facebook, Line, and British Cousil for network. I use it for doing homework..

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PandajuanCoarTacna 30 October, 2015 - 23:55

I don't spend my time on social networking sites because these sites are boring but necessary

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aygul 30 October, 2015 - 13:50

No,I don't. I dont like spend a lot of time on social site.I haven't got facebook and twitter. Because ıt boring

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malak199991 27 September, 2015 - 17:58

No, I don't spend a lot of time on social sites, But i use the internet too much to learn, read, play,and get some information about what i want

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prettygirl02 23 September, 2015 - 04:22

Yes, I do but now I realize that spend too much time on social networks are not good for our studying...so yesterday I just deleted my Facebook's account and I'll try to stay far away from my computers because my recent test scores are not high as before.

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Tina - Coordinator 31 August, 2015 - 13:00

Dear Ahmed,
Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you could be older than that as you mentioned in the comment above about your working hours. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. You are welcome to join our LearnEnglish page for adults and post comments there: www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish .
Best wishes, Tina (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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Olesya 30 August, 2015 - 15:31

On the one hand ,social network is good place where people can find a dozens of useful information about everything you are interesting in .I try to subcribe to pages related to my interests like books , news, medicine also it helps me to be in touch with friends who are far away from me.
Wherease, sometimes people just link from one page to another looking funny pictures or video or play online games too long . they waste theire precious time
As for me , I think that I am addicted to social network because I spent more than 3 hours per day there. Hope to use it rarely in future..

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Elsa007 27 August, 2015 - 03:51

Not really….
I don't have any virtual friends on social networking sites like "English mates. com. UK." which seems to be a kind of dating website?? ツ
Mum tells me not to do that sort of things….

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donya123 15 July, 2015 - 11:47

I spent the half of my day on sozial Network, cause i chat with my bf and friends. I am trying to get ride of it but can not, cause i am addicted. I hope soon i will have enough of sozial netzwork.

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JoEditor 15 July, 2015 - 16:35

Hi donya123,
Thanks for your message. It's important not to spend too much time each day connected to social networks. Remember that the real world is good too! Try and make time to get outside each day and do some activities or sports with your friends.
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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Aliak20035 26 June, 2015 - 18:26

I don't use social media too much I think its boring. I really like reading, writing and drawing I think its fun to do something without the internet and enjoy the real life because the social networking sites like a fake life you don't know who is the real person behind the computer its a little scary I think.

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Komorniki2015 2 June, 2015 - 18:42

I don't spend much time on chats and network, I don't use Facebook or Twitter . I think better is writing dairy, but I also don't think Facebook is stupid, I'm neutral.

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sonsuzluk 17 August, 2014 - 16:46

exactly yes, i spend too much time on the internet. To be honest, i prefer hanging out with my friends but my family doesnt often let me go with them therefore i use network sites so much. I don't want to use them too much in the future. But also, i can meet with people all over world. that's so good. I'm interested in learning new cultures,places.. internet is helpful for it :)

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omrid23 16 June, 2014 - 21:47

No i don't like social network.
I like meet with my friends
I've facebook but i don't enter all time like most all people.

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nguyenvuhau 1 June, 2014 - 05:59

I have 2 facebook accounts :) . I use one to contact with my friends and another for learning English. I only write status in English on the second facebook page as a good way to improve the writing skill. I made friends with some foreign people who are learning English. They usually correct all mistakes in my status and I receive many experiences from them.

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lovelive 21 October, 2013 - 10:03

I love social networking. Most of my friends use social medias so it's so useful to me to keep in touch with them. I also get so many new friends that have same interest through social medias. I spend my time more on Twitter than Facebook. :)

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Lavender 6 September, 2013 - 15:15

At the time I had just signed up Facebook I spent a lot of time on it. Then I got bored and now I just visit my page when there are some important news or notifications my friends post there. I also use it to contact to my friends, it's much cheaper than to call them.
But I like Youtube a lot, I like to reading users' comments after I watch a video.
And I mainly use Twitter to watch celebrities' photos. I follow some and they're really cute and close to me on Twitter. I have no friends on this site since Twitter is not popular in my country. Facebook is the king of social network here.

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