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My Mother is on Facebook

My mother is on Facebook. So is my father, my grandmother, and rather a lot of my extended family.

There’s nowhere to hide really. Since I discovered the internet my whole life has been online, partly because I spend my working day online and then come home and use the internet to relax and also because we are far from family so tools like Facebook, Youtube, and Photobucket are the easiest way to keep in touch.

I’m lucky that my relationship with my family is very open anyway (god forbid if it weren’t) but it made me wonder how people manage with friend requests and the like coming from family members. Is your mother on Facebook? And if she is do you censor what you post?

P.s. Love you Mom! 🙂

Facebook is not a replacement for conversation!

Facebook is a social networking tool that makes it easy to communicate with large groups of people in a single place. Its not a place to communicate with friends/foes through cryptic status messages.

The first time you do it people may ask what/who you are talking about, and the second and maybe even the third. But after that your 150+ friends don’t really care anymore about your melodrama and your passive aggressive BS and will likely just hide all future status messages from you. It’s boring.

Really, send an email, or pick up the phone…

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