Well wouldn't you know. . . On Saturday, Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates told an audience in New Delhi that he became bombarded with friend requests on Facebook and was having trouble figuring out if he really knew them. He said:
"It was just way too much trouble so I gave it up."
So just how many friends were trying to befriend one of the kings of tech? Approximately 10,000, which became unmanageable for Gates. During the event in India which was honoring his charity work, he also revealed that he's not that into text messaging and isn't a 24-hour-a-day tech person.
Two things I take from this: Gotta love the guy for admitting that he not only maintained his FB page himself (rather than having a lackey do it) and I also love his honesty about his tech habits. He may be a geek, but who says he needs to be updating his FB profile 24/7 or that he must become a Twitter member? It's OK Bill, we understand.