Dear Facebook, Scarlett Johansson doesn’t “like” you

Sorry, Facebook and Twitter — Scarlett Johansson kinda hates you.

Scarlett Johansson “just isn’t that into” social networking websites.

In an interview featured in the new issue of Interview, the notoriously private actress (when she isn’t snapping nude photographs of herself) told The Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington that while she considers social networking an “amazing tool” for raising awareness and sharing information, the notion of keeping “followers” updated on where she is, what she’s thinking and what actor she’s being romantically linked to this week would be about as much fun as treating a canker sore.

“I don’t have a Facebook or a Twitter account and I don’t know how I feel about this idea of, ‘Now, I’m eating dinner, and I want everyone to know that I’m having dinner at this time,’ or ‘I just mailed a letter and dropped off my kids,'” says Johansson, who will next be seen on the big screen, alongside Matt Damon, in We Bought a Zoo. “That, to me, is a very strange phenomenon. I can’t think of anything I’d rather do less than have to continuously share details of my everyday life.”

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Scarlett’s surprised that so many other members of the “The Hollywood Elite” seem to enjoy keeping their fans abreast of their daily doings via their Twitter accounts.

“I guess they use it in a way that works for them. But I’d rather that people had less access to my personal life. If I could keep it that way, I’d be a happy lady.”

We suppose we can’t blame her. ScarJo certainly doesn’t have the most promising history with technology. (Add it to the list of things she has in common with pop legend Prince.) Private nude photos of the 27-year-old Golden Globe nominee hit the web in September after a hacker accessed her email account. Earlier this month, Christopher Chaney, a 35-year-old Florida man, pleaded not guilty to illegally gaining entry to the online accounts of Scarlett and a bevy of other stars, including High School Musical‘s Vanessa Hudgens and Grammy-winning songstress Christina Aguilera.

To read more from Scarlett’s chat with Arianna, pick up a copy of Interview’s December issue.

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