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Deny vs reply on Facebook

Its a decision we've all had to make at some point... Someone from junior school who you never really liked (and may or may not have claimed your prize winning piece of art as his own)has found you on Facebook - and now wants you to be their friend! It's probably only because they're nosy or want to increase their friend count. This one is a simple decision: decline!

Then there is the acquaintance who moves in similar circles... You don't get on and aren't quite sure why they want to be your friend - are they making an effort and should you make that effort too, or are they 'friending' you to find out more about what you're up to so that they can pretend to everyone else that you do get on (although it's blatantly obvious, especially in confined spaces...)So do you friend and then delete immediately / friend and delete a few days/weeks later / ignore the request / decline straight out?

It's a tough one - whats your decision?


Lucky

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