Tag Archives: Facebook

Our culture of narcissism

I must say I find your resistance to Facebook fascinating. Am I so narcissistic that I can’t see my own narcissism in my daily Facebook participation? Are all my Facebook “friends” narcissistic? These are the existential questions that your views … Continue reading

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I’m a Facebook recluse

First I thought Facebook was only for twenty-somethings, and then I decided since all the baby boomers were rushing to be on it it would be short-lived (that’s how good I am at reading cultural trends). I put myself on … Continue reading

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Another curmudgeonly look at Facebook

“If three of your friends click a Like button for, say, Domino’s Pizza, you might soon find an ad on your Facebook page that has their names and a suggestion that maybe you should try Domino’s too.” [From a cover … Continue reading

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Facebook arithmetic

I learned from the Times this morning that you can’t have more than 5,000 friends on Facebook. That’s a relief. That means I only have 4,997 more friends to find. I had to join to view my son’s photos, and … Continue reading

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Facebook therapy

I love the way WordPress tells you what seach engine terms people used to find your blog. The day before yesterday, for example, there were: tres riches heures de duc de berry limbo [limbo? The thing with the stick? Or … Continue reading

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