Tag Archives: Facebook

February 08

Withdrawal, with regrets.

I became ever more ‘connected’: phone ever-glued to my hand; eyes glazed over from screen-vision; thumb, perpetually scrolling – yet undeniably disconnected…

January 10

I want to quit Facebook. Will you still be my friend?

Can I really do it? Some people think I can. A lot of people think I should. Most people don’t believe I can or will…

Your death is all about me.

That may be true, but how we lost you probably translates more into you lost you.

To say there are no words is stupid. There are plenty of words. Most of them are WHY?

July 18

Mindy Kaling is right. No one likes me.

Have I fallen into a complacent rut? Is it disloyal to my current crop of close friends that I sometimes wish I had more friends?

January 30

Civic Engagement, The Interwebs, and The United States of Facebook

In 1995, Robert Putnam created a stir in academic circles for his essay (and later book) “Bowling Alone: America’s Declining Social Capital.” If my memory of Sociology class serves me right, Putnam essentially claimed that the very vibrancy of America’s democracy was in decline, due in large part to the decline in social connectedness and […]

April 13

Laugh Kills Lonesome

That shit is deep, man.

consumer psychology research

The average American is inundated with between 3000 and 5000 advertising messages per day in various forms.


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