When I got my facebook account, four years ago, it was a very simple website, yet, it seemed like a bright, futuristic place. Not only could I "friend" people, I could chat as well. I spent a lot of time there, and I finally had a place where I could post what I was doing with pictures and "tag" friends in them. Facebook was a very good idea, up until the word spread and more and more people joined. When the formats became old and outdated, a change rolled around.
Eventually, I became used to the changes. Of course, more changes followed. Facebook became, very slowly, boring and obsolete. It's no longer an exciting place. Drama-filled with scandals happening every couple hours, more and more people are logging out, permananty. I think we can all agree facebook has become more of a nuisance than a help.
If you don't have a facebook, you're very smart. I don't recommend making an account unless the website changes back into the sparkly, interesting place we all once knew.