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commit 48ef6be51f63705f4125e338eb9fb8229ffa98bf
parent 0f886ed9d435e0023a00e56e8ce5154cedc5e692
Author: Eamon Caddigan <eamon.caddigan@gmail.com>
Date:   Tue,  2 Jan 2024 13:43:16 -0800

Post about social media

I'm hoping search engines pick this up and people find it looking for my
LinkedIn (etc) accounts.

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diff --git a/content/posts/social-media/index.md b/content/posts/social-media/index.md @@ -0,0 +1,39 @@ +--- +title: "My Social Media Accounts" +date: 2024-01-02T12:39:23-08:00 +draft: false +categories: +- Personal +--- + +Today, I followed [these +instructions](https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/a1336653/hibernate-your-linkedin-account?lang=en-us&intendedLocale=en) +and "hibernated" my LinkedIn account. I had to take an extra step to +disconnect my account from a "LinkedIn Learning Enterprise license", which +is two jobs old now (I hope it wasn't costing them anything), but otherwise +it was a painless process. Unless I find myself really missing access to +LinkedIn[^missing], I expect to close the account entirely by the end of the +year. + +Since [I last wrote about social media]({{< ref "instagram-sentiment" >}}), +I've deleted most of my accounts: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and +Goodreads spring to mind. There's _something_ to miss about each of these +platforms, but overall none of them were worth hanging onto: first, [recent +trends]({{< ref "website-update" +>}}) suggest that they'll only become less relevant; secondly, need to be +intentional about what personal information I share online [since scammers +now pretend to be me]({{< ref "my-house-is-not-for-rent" >}}). + +If you wound up here looking to get in touch, email is the best way to reach +me---I'd love to hear what you're up to. I'm also fairly active[^activity] +on [Mastodon/the Fediverse](https://social.coop/@eamon)[^fedi] these days too. + +[^missing]: Let's face it, that really only happens when people want a new + job... right? + +[^activity]: I'm currently averaging over four posts per day and ought to + reign that in a bit. + +[^fedi]: I have a quiet Pixelfed account for friends and family; if you have + an account on (just about) any Fediverse server and want to see a + collection of mostly pics of my kids, let me know.