Pinterest. Instagram. Google+. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. YouTube. Blog commentary. And... Just about every interactive site on earth wants to engage with us. Communicate with us. Wants comment and postings. Wants us to read the messages of hundreds, if not thousands of people we . . .
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Congratulations to Mark Zuckerberg, the Valley's latest gazillionaire, at least on paper.And at least until the stock really crashes because Facebook's valuation is so out of whack. The decline may be in progress: yesterday's FB close: down 11%. Not a very good sign, is it?But back to Mark. He's . . .
Photo credit Put off that you didn't get a piece of the Facebook IPO today? Don't be. It's not a great investment for the individual investor.First, the personal reasons. When Facebook first became popular, it was an easy, voyeuristic way to have a view into our friends' lives. Many of us kept . . .
Facebook can be a time suck, there's no doubt about it. But the good news is that all the recent changes that force users to manage their experience down to the last detail are making it less interesting. Soon, many of us will have significantly reduced our FB time.Let's take the new Friend . . .
Facebook is ubiquitous in just about all age groups and I'm fascinated with the different ways people use it. Here are a few of my favorites:First, there are The Lurkers/Peeping Toms. People who completely protect their identity and their posts from public view, but who spend an inordinate amount . . .
My husband isn't the social media type.First, he's only social in person. And second, he isn't all that interested in what other people are doing every second. In fact, he couldn't care less.But he's learned a little something about Facebook.We were talking recently about someone we know who's just . . .
And a sign of the times.A college student I know has political aspirations. I heard he deleted his Facebook account as part of his long-term preparation.He is not even 21 years old. . . .