… in the hypersocial atmosphere of Facebook, it is enough to just make noise to fake a persona. No actual interaction is required. And there is so much noise that the loss of one voice means nothing — there are a billion others ready to step up to join the chorus of social cacophonia. … I don’t think it’s really contact … just reflections from random angled surfaces.
I’ve made similar attempts at ditching Facebook in the past and had similar experiences.