Facebook: The Flaming Garbage Dump

My last stint on Facebook lasted only a few months, if that long. During that time, I did encounter a few people who were cool. I got their emails and phone numbers. They were the exception, not the rule. All the same, I think it will ultimately be for nothing, and I’ll be forgotten onceContinue reading “Facebook: The Flaming Garbage Dump”

The Babbling Brook

INTRODUCTIONThis story goes all the way back to sixth grade. Actually, it may go back even further, although I can fill that in with one sentence. When I was in first grade, I wanted to be a drummer, but my family could not afford to buy drums, so my only option was to play myContinue reading “The Babbling Brook”

Facebook Deletion Update

A few days ago, I decided to delete my Facebook account, once again. This time, it’s the last time. Before I deleted it, I posted something letting people know that I was deleting it, and that I was highly dissatisfied with the experience. It was actually causing me more harm than good being there. IContinue reading “Facebook Deletion Update”

Facebook Manipulation

PREFACESocial networking was truly fun in the 90s. I made my own NEW connections, joined my own groups, and was never in anything resembling an echo chamber. One great example was mIRC. I had joined a group called “Married But Flirting.” Of course, very few people were married, and nobody was flirting. It was namedContinue reading “Facebook Manipulation”

Thoughts: “The Social Dilemma” on Netflix, Modern Social Networking, and a Brief History

I watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix yesterday. What these tech workers said struck a major chord with me, and I think that it is something worthy of discussion. The Netflix DocumentaryIf you have not yet seen this, below is a clip from YouTube. In The Social Dilemma, a variety of Tech workers discuss theirContinue reading “Thoughts: “The Social Dilemma” on Netflix, Modern Social Networking, and a Brief History”

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