I am now on Facebook.

A couple of folks have been chatting with me about Facebook in email and, while I’m still not sure I understand it, I decided to take the plunge and sign up. I was surprised to have one friend added almost immediately, fellow blogger Neil Turner, after the system figured out that I was friends with him because he’s in my Windows Live Messenger contact list. Neil must sit by his PC waiting for friend notifications or something.

So anyway, if you’re on Facebook and you want to add me as a friend you can now do so, though I’ll be honest and admit that my profile there will probably be ignored much the same way my Friendster profile and Last.fm profile currently are. I originally signed up for Facebook using my full name because it said to, but very few people outside my family know me by my full-including-middle name so I changed it back to just Les Jenkins.

What’s really sad is that my Friendster profile just got some much needed attention because I was there trying to look up how to link to it. I’ve updated my location from being in Canton (which I’m not anymore) to being in Ann Arbor (which I’m not actually there yet), changed the registered email address, and updated my current employment as I am no longer unemployed. I suppose if you wanted to add me as a friend on Friendster you can do so as well, but as I said it’s been ages since I last looked at it.

At this pace I’ll eventually have profiles on all the big social networking sites that I’ll gleefully ignore for years at a time. Try to collect them all!

Trying out that Last.fm thingy.

I keep reading about something called Last.fm that is apparently some sort of social music site so I decided to check it out. If nothing else it seems like an interesting way to learn about music I may not have heard of before, but much like StumbleUpon I’m not sure how much I’ll actually use it.

Still I’ve registered an account and have a profile up and it tracks what I’ve been listening to on my PC lately. So if you’re the morbidly curious sort that wants to see what kind of musical influences I’m under when I’m working on SEB then you can check out my profile here. Feel free to add me as a friend or whatever the hell it is you do on these sites. I’m still figuring it out.