There have been many changes to LDS missions in the last year: ages for both men and women being lowered, a surge in the number of missionaries serving, the numbers of women increasing to nearly 50% of the total pool, and now the announcement that missionaries will begin to use social media in chapels as […]
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Some people have lots of Facebook friends. Some people are more selective. People with over 1000 friends have occasionally been called Facebook hos. There are probably Facebook hermits, too. And there are even Facebook avoiders among us. Where do you fall in the spectrum of Facebook friendliness? Discuss.
What’s going on in Facebook this week? I noted one other Facebook trend I hadn’t remarked on before, something I refer to as scrumping. A former boss of mine, an Indian-British guy, told us about “scrumping” when he was a feckless youth in England. He and friends would dare each other to steal apples from […]
I am a Facebook Ho, self-defined as someone with >500 Facebook friends. Most of the status updates I see fall into the following categories: proud parenting moments, political rants, food talk, Stuart Smalley style affirmations, and a few things actually worth reading. What are your friends saying this week? Here are a few comments from […]
This afternoon I was eavesdropping on a conversation between a woman of a certain age and a man of her generation. They were discussing social media, in particular: Facebook. The woman was explaining her reasoning for refusing her friends’ and children’s requests to get a FB account. She ridiculed a particular status she had read […]