FACEBOOK FATIGUE I play tennis, volleyball, slowpitch and fastpitch softball and it’s amazing my left thumb still functions. I’ve managed to avoid thumb injuries on the courts and fields. But, I use said digit to scroll and scroll and scroll my iPad screen through dozens of Facebook posts and Twitter tweets. Share or repost this. No. There’s a good chance someone
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I’m a team player but, with apologies to Lorde, I’m not on anyone’s team. Teams used to unite us. Now, thanks to Zuckerberg and his team that sells our data to other teams, teams divide us. Setting up showdowns of faiths (or lack of any faith), ideologies, political leanings and our love of animals, babies, pizza, movies, TV shows, beer
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Facebook scolded me several years ago. I can’t recall the exact wording but it was something like, “We’ve noticed you have several friend requests that have gone unanswered or been ignored…please only send requests to people you know personally.” Followed by an insulting command…you had no other choice…to hit a button that said, “I Understand.” Facebook was not MySpace. Connecting
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“The world is made up for the most part of morons, natural tyrants, sure of themselves, strong in their own opinions, never doubting anything.” I’m not sure when Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) said that but I doubt he ever imagined Facebook, or the idea of a TV personality with no political experience becoming the leader of the free world. Wait a
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