Addicted to Social Networking? I’m giving it up for Lent!

screenshot of how my profile now looksI’m sure a lot of us use social networking too much. By too much I mean using it,

  • for procrastination,
  • at inappropriate times and places,
  • first thing in the morning and last thing at night.

This is becoming the latest addiction for our generation, and although not as harmful as drugs or gambling etc, it can cause a disruption in your real life and actually make you less social with the people you see on a day to day basis.

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Sponsorship Revamp

JustGiving are handling the sponsorship for my attempt at the Loch Ness Marathon in October. Feel the strain! Completed 400m sprint in 1min13secs

They have just launched a redesign of their site to give it a more contemporary look. I like it a lot better than the old version although they don’t integrate with Flickr but just allow a top 10 pictures to be uploaded directly to their site.

They have also updated their widget and badges so I’m just going to test if I can use them on this space.

*edit –no they can’t, removed due to security issues apparently

Raising the money is a lot harder than I anticipated. I was hoping a quick message to everyone on my facebook list (over 200 people) would make my total shoot up but I guess people aren’t that spontaneous in their generosity. Hopefully I can still raise my target of £850 before the run on October 4th, I may just have to go around with the dreaded sponsorship form though! I’m hoping things will pick up nearer the time though.

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