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Opting out of Facebook

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Sabreena Peters, 24, of Toronto, created a Facebook profile for the most inanimate thing she could think of -- this log of wood -- when she grew frustrated with her friends' constant discussions about the social networking site. (Courtesy of Sabreena Peters)

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The Log, whose antics can be followed on his Facebook page, is ready for his close-up. (Courtesy of Sabreena Peters)

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Since its inception in 2004, Facebook has drawn more than 70 million users, but some of the site’s original intended patrons – college grads now in their 20s – have become alienated from and uncomfortable with the platform they and their peers helped catapult into mainstream use.