“Well maybe if you added me as a friend on Facebook, Adrianna, I’d be able to see the pictures you are talking about,” said my colleague. “Hm, I’m okay. I wish I could add you, but since we work together, I’d prefer you not to see the obnoxious pictures I take on the weekends,” I replied.It feels like social suicide or at least a huge diss in the virtual face not to accept a person’s friend request on…Read full post
(PCM) New research suggests that the more time people spending on Facebook and other social networking sites, the less time time they spend playing team sports, exercising, and just being physically active.
The study from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland had 350 students complete a survey about their levels of social networking activity and physical activity. According to the survey, most students used social networking sites for one hour, on average, each day,…Read full post
(PCM) It may be time to start “unfriending” a few Facebook buddies. It turns out, having hundreds of Facebook friends isn’t exactly a good thing; in fact, it could be bringing you down!
A recent study from Spain found that participants with a lot of Facebook friends – more than 354 – felt less satisfied with their lives after reading friends’ status updates. Those with less friends, on the other hand, felt positive effects from doing the same….Read full post
(PCM) “I don’t get how we are supposed to know if someone has a girlfriend unless they post ‘I have a girlfriend’ in big bold letters across their shirt,” said my friend Lisa.
On a drizzly Friday night, my girlfriend Lisa and I embedded ourselves in my suede couch and shared our weekly stories. If you remember, Mr. Rogers too used to share stories from his neighborhood, humble abode sporting sweater vests, reading from a book about Thomas…Read full post
Someone sent me this list today. I removed all of the dull points to include only the ones that made me giggle:
YOU KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2012 WHEN…
1. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of three.
2. You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you.
3. You pull up in your own driveway and use your cell phone to see if anyone is home…Read full post
“OMG… did she defriend me?” Anyone who owns a Facebook has either said this statement or had this statement said about them at one login time or another. With saying that, not only have Facebook fanatics did the defriend, been a victim of the defriend, or contemplated the defriend, but they understand the implications that come with it. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the psychological warfare that has reached the social media realm. It brings the phrase, “You can’t…Read full post
Fellow Facebook users beware – the new Timeline has been released and it may turn into into your biggest nightmare!
According to Facebook (FB) founder Mark Zuckerberg, ‘Timeline’ pages let people digitally map everything they’ve ever done and is the story of their life. Told you it was scary! Each and every post – from the rant about your ex to the message you posted to a wall instead of a private inbox – can, and will, come back to…Read full post