Tag: Myspace

Online Friends vs. Real Friends

As I come upon my 7th year on Facebook (signed up in August 2007), & 12th year online overall (I got my first PC in 2002) I’m reflecting on the concept of online friendships. A lot of people used to say, and still do, that all of these connections people make online are stupid, pointless,…

GOOGLE PLUS

Last month I deleted my Google+ profile. Then a few weeks ago, when I started blogging regularly again, I decided to re-open it, just because I figured it couldn’t hurt to have one more place online to post links to my blogs, in addition to my Facebook and Twitter pages. So that’s all that I’m…

THE FACEBOOK EFFECT by David Kirkpatrick

I bought this book on my Amazon Kindle a few weeks ago, and have been reading it in my spare time. It’s a fascinating story that is much more balanced then the book which the movie The Social Network was based on. Far from the villain/asshole that that film made him out to be, we…

I DELETED MY MYSPACE ACCOUNT

Yep, it’s all over. I signed up in August 2005. There was a time when I was a full-on Myspace addict. I was on all the time. First thing in the morning, after waking up, would be to check my Myspace page. I actually like getting to know new people, finding out about them and…

TWITTER ME SOFTLY

It’s interesting how quickly technology changes today. I’ve talked about how it’s odd to think that there are teenagers today who’ve never bought an actual music CD, all of their music as been downloaded (legally or otherwise) from online. There are kids today who’ve never experienced dial-up, they’ve always had DSL or broadband. The internet…