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    Fussy Facebook Folk

    Yes, Facebook rolled out the latest and greatest of changes for their social media outlet world domination pursuit. This morning, when I fired up the computer and logged in to Facebook, I was one of the many who puzzled over all the new bells and whistles and started thinking, “Oh no, what have they gone and done now?” Sure, I was a little miffed, for about 10 seconds. Then I realized the new changes weren’t that bad, once I got past all the how-to’s and this-is-new-and-how-you-work-Facebook-now messages. You know, the directions Facebook posts when they make a new change but no one ever takes the time to read through? Yeah,…

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    Facebook Is Not A Substitute

    Facebook is not a substitute for real friendships. Yes, it makes it nice to communicate, briefly, with one another when we are all so very busy with our own lives. However, please take the time to schedule face-to-face meetings with your real friends. Once upon a time there was a group of women who I used to hang with, talk to, and just enjoy each others company from time to time. Now? I have no idea what most of them are doing, unless I read Facebook. Even when I read Facebook, trying to keep up with their busy lives, it is all still so strange to me. They might type…

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    Blaming Facebook

    What ever happened to people commenting on blogs? I’ll tell you what, Facebook exploded and took the effort out of the extra few clicks to make a comment. When I write a blog post I like to promote it through the social media outlets. It’s a great way to promote your blog and hopefully attract new readers (if your followers and friends are retweeting and resharing). But apparently there is a price for pushing out your blog post via the social network. People will put their comment on your Facebook shared link instead of in your comment section of the actual blog post. This is becoming my new pet peeve.…