Although Anthony Weiner stated that the women he corresponded with on Facebook and Twitter were all over the age of consent, recently more compromising photos have emerged and information has come out about a ‘friend’/’follower’ who is in high school. …Continue Reading
Large media outlets are, unfortunately, like large long-term care institutions. They prosper by standardizing their product and that standardization is lethal to voices and viewpoints outside of the accepted bounds of discourse.
Here is an example of what I mean.Continue Reading
With seniors, including many of our aging parents, actively using Facebook, the social network has tossed yet out another challenge to family members who seek to maintain privacy while still enjoying the social interaction that the social network offer…Continue Reading
Great article in the Wall Street Journal about kids and grandparents and the ways they are communicating with one another. In her May 9, 2001 article, OMG! My Grandparents R My BFF!, reporter Molly Baker takes readers on a “magical mystery tour…Continue Reading
When it comes to Facebook I try to take a Zen approach and not get too worked up over the latest privacy infringing upgrade or the ridiculously clunky new photo viewer. My latest frustration stems from trying to fathom Facebook’s unfathomable algorithm for filtering my friend’s activity in the main news feed. John Flurry of […]Continue Reading
I was just listening to a story on NPR Morning Edition about advertising in online gaming that made me sick to my stomach. An advertising executive for the insurance company Farmers Insurance Group described a marketing campaign designed for the popular Facebook game Farmville. The insurance company created a virtual Zeppelin balloon featuring its logo that […]Continue Reading
From The Green House Project Facebook Page, a Shahbaz* shares this gem about why she loves her job: Why I love my job reason #792: As we were preparing supper, an elder decided to go back to their room and started playing their piano. As elders in the hearth recognized the hymns and old time […]Continue Reading