Does Facebook Make Us Rude?

Yes — and so does online communication in general, as it turns out. Some food for thought, from The Wall Street Journal: “Why We Are So Rude Online.” Some new research suggests...

Let’s Discuss: Facebook, Loneliness, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

The Atlantic has something else for us to worry about: “Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?” The magazine article is a slog, but it does give us many things to think...

We Can’t Be Friends … Unless We’re Facebook-Friends, Too

Here’s a great — and somewhat lengthy — read from the New York Times: “I’m So Totally, Digitally Close to You”. For an article 3+ years old, it’s aged well. There’s a lot worth...

Facebook, People 2.0, and “Generation Why?”

I think Zadie Smith’s “Generation Why?” in The New York Review of Books is one of the most thoughtful discussions on our sense of self in relation to how we...


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