Can't, family uses it, they don't know what diaspora is either and don't intend to join multiple social networks. :/
@rootbrian you shouldn't let them terrorize yourself this way. They are limiting your freedom to what social network you use. You should...
@rootbrian ...change the network to the one that you want, then either force them to follow or drop all contact with them. If they don't...
I use facebook to stay in touch with some really old friends and people that I haven't seen in years. Around 200 of them.
What you're saying is not practical.
@rajitsingh Have you considered using Friendica? It lets you connect to several social networks incl. Facebook AFAIK.
I'm not having any problems with fb, and I'm not even a very active user TBH. Just pointing out one of the hurdles in switching n/ws.
Forcing someone to join a new n/w just so that they can stay in touch with you, and threatening to break all ties if they don't, is gonna
@rootbrian ...follow you then it means they weren't worth to keep in contact with. I did sth like this a couple of years ago & it works ;-)
@rootbrian my guess is that facebook is disallowing access. FB doesn't want you talking to members from outside their box.