I agree with a lot of what has been said.
I also stop past here every so often to see if there are any new posts that catches my interest. After our big trip it has been a bit quiet on the vehicle front, so don't have many questions to ask or specific information to look for. But that is exactly what I use the forum for - detailed information about technical, administrative, or visa issues, or to find specific information about border crossings, countries, fuel, or budgets.
I just asked a colleague of mine (a few years younger than me) if she was using FB. No, she said, I am using Instagram and Snapchat. She used to use FB, but then her friends started moving away from FB onto other social media so she did to. I think this is a general trend around social media.
I also think that there is a place for forums like this. Maybe they are not as active as they used to be, but maybe that is just a natural cycle? There is a huge amount of info on FB, but I don't always find it easy to search for. Forums, if they are well set up, provide a much better platform for storing and sharing information.
I will continue to visit this forum every so often, and to contribute if I have something to add.
The forum is not dead, long live the forum.
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