Between LinkedIn, Facebook, Crowdvine and others, I now have to spend like 10 or 20 minutes every morning adding friends all over the place.
ps: I was playing with Facebook photo albums the other day: it’s better than Flickr. Truly. Better. It doesn’t look as hip, and it’s not as focused on photographers, but it does much more with your social network than Flickr (an area they have always kinda neglected), and the images load faster (I think they just preload the next image while you’re watching the current one, a simple trick Flickr should copy.) Overall, it’s a much nicer social experience, which in turn encourages you to share your own pictures too.
I still don’t like behemoth social networks though.