Friendz 4-evah?

Though Scott Brown’s Wired Magazine article on Facebook “Friendonomics” is almost 4 years old now, it still rings true. I was recently “found” by an ex whom with I parted amicably almost 30 years ago. She wasn’t looking to re-kindle, just to catch up. (It turns out, BOTH of us are happily married.) We had a flurry of well-thought out … Read More

Hidden in Plain Sight on Facebook

It’s likely that I’m just late to the game here, but do large corporations that spend a fair amount of money on their Facebook presences realize there’s something not quite right going on? I first discovered this after creating a page for my fledgling t-shirt business. With a business page on Facebook, most proprietors would like visitors to see something … Read More

Why I Quit Facebook (again)

At the repeated requests of my sister-in-law, I reactivated my Facebook account about 2 months ago. I must admit that for a good 3 weeks or so, the ability to catch up with long lost friends and acquaintances-some of whom I had presumed dead-was intoxicating. I eagerly watched my Inbox for Friend Requests and marvelled at how my “numbers” seem … Read More