I was an early adopter of Facebook and for a while it was interesting and fun – actually too much fun because it tended to get in the way of work. Then rumours started to circulate that Microsoft was going to buy it, whereupon I joined a group called “If Microsoft buys Facebook I’m outta here” – or words to that effect. Microsoft did buy in, albeit only in a small way, but I decided to leave anyway because I wasn’t getting that much value from it. Now I’m glad I did. More