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The Different Universe of Offline

May 18, 2010, 04:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Henderson)

"Before you start using social networking and personal online services, you have little idea of the convenience, just a hazy idea that things might be better. The affirmation of social networking can be exhilarating. You get addicted to it all. The computer is your window on the world. Time to get outside that window. Social networking isn't what it's cracked up to be.

"Example: there's a Facebook picture of a couple that I recently met. They're at a rock concert. One of the comments stated simply "Way better than the ex...." I'm glad the ex never logs in to this page. Or is he in jail? An ax murderer? Simply a jerk? I don't know. I just see the increasing banality."

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