Posts Tagged ‘social networking’

Facebook In The Garden

Andrew McLemore
Is Facebook making us lonely? The answer is murky at best, but this Atlantic cover story makes a valiant attempt to lay the foundation for a substantive discussion. Constantly connected, always distracted, we are all of us alon...


“Did You Hear That Lonesome Whippoorwill…”

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s an interesting “Newsweek” piece on loneliness in the age of online social networking. To see how the definition of “socializing” has changed over the last couple of decades, I need only look to my niece and nep...



Sound of a Dying Tweet

Jimmy Fowler
Predicting the obsolescence of a technology is sort of like prophesying the end of a recession – you can earn a lot of money in glossy newsmags and cable punditry by getting both wrong. “A lot of money” has never been in ...