Facebook just shared some memories with me today. Not that I needed Facebook to tell me where I was two years ago and what my friends were tagging me in on their status updates that day.
“I got 100 likes for my brisket!”
You’ve been posting each one of these milestones at the same rate as runners post their Runtastic stats. You’ve filled my newsfeed with recipes involving Passover ingredients only available in Guam. And seriously? You need to stop.
Actively take part in the greatest kickstarter ever that’s been running for years behind the scenes of every hashtag, meme, and status update but has somehow fallen behind the far easier “click and share” culture of publicly feeling good.
And What a Year It’s Been – Happy New Year!
I didn’t post my Facebook “Year in Review.” My news feed was filled with everyone’s smiling photos and canned, “It’s been a great year!” captions, that it was hard to escape. I was constantly prompted to share my equally great… Read More ›
I Don’t Do Politics
This is for Michael who asked me to write something political: I don’t write about politics. That isn’t to say that I don’t have political opinions. I certainly do. I’m a registered voter. I read the newspaper (one of the… Read More ›
Candy Crush Intervention
Dear Candy Crush Saga User, I’ve been were you are. I know what you are going through. I was a victim too. I know what it’s like to see those colors, to hear that hypnotic tune. I know how it… Read More ›