On 23 February 2016 at 12:17, Andrew Lih wrote:
> > The main disadvantage is the lack of good archiving - it is pretty hard
> > find something on fb after say - half a year.
> Compare that to IRC which disallows logging altogether. It’s not just hard
> to find
For instant messaging (faster communication) there's IRC if a group
discussion that's meant to be open for anyone is considered. Of course,
IRC is a bit archaic, but it doesn't force one to agree to Facebook's
IRC is still quite popular in the wikimedia and free software universe.
For my part I can say that I've moved some discussions to Facebook, because
there the communication flow is faster. In a group chat there are no edit
conflicts and, since Wikipedians tend to write fast, the conversation goes
almost with the speed of talking.
Another usage of Facebook is for