Facebook page: Friend or foe?

I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve had a slew of Facebook friends who are encouraging me to “like” their new Facebook pages. I’ve had so many, I almost had to check the date to make sure we hadn’t gone back to 2010. OK, I jest. But just a little bit. Before getting into… Continue Reading

All my (former) friends live in my Facebook newsfeed

Facebook stalking. Twitter profile skimming. Drive-by blog reading. We all do it for our ex-boyfriends and girlfriends, our ex-wives and husbands. But what about our ex-friends. Or friends we don’t even know are our exes yet? I got to thinking about all of this after reading a piece in New York Magazine about how my… Continue Reading

So about that Google+ thing…

Is Google+ the higher education of social networking? That’s the thought that came to me tonight as I logged on to my Google+ account. I stared at my newsfeed stream for a few minutes when I noticed something. Barring a few exceptions, a lot of the people I follow circle(?) are posting to Google+ ways… Continue Reading