My LJ flist is quieter, but partly because during my family crisis last summer I cut my reading list way back. Also, I moved the folks cross-posting at DW to a different list.Where are your Internet meeting places? Have they changed over time?
When I got back enough time to want to read journals again, I went around subscribing to people on DW; there is something about the subscription/access model where I give myself permission to read the journals of people I don't know, whereas with LJ's friends list model I want to wait to be invited.
I'm not deeply into media fandom or fanfic myself, but it seems to me that a number of the people who are also have interesting-to-me thoughts about other stuff.
I flounced to LJ during a week where my Usenet home alt.polyamory was being annoying. But I still post to both. My journaling home is now DW but I cross-post almost everything to LJ and have enough friends still here that I plan to continue. Usenet and journaling encourage very different sorts of conversations and I value both kinds.
Last year I got sucked into Facebook but at this point I've been spit out again and I only post fluff there for the most part. I sometimes post the same fluff to my journals but often no one comments in the journals and so I assume the stuff goes over better elsewhere and am less likely to make the effort to repost it in the future. (I tried auto-crossposting from LJ to Facebook and didn't like it.)
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