Facebook. I’m seeing it as a test of insecurity. That says a lot about me. Why have a map of the world that shows where I’ve been? What should I think that says about me? How many friends would I like to have listed on my profile? What if my friends think I don’t have ‘enough’ or have ‘too many’?
There’s an article about Facebook’s definition of friendship on First Monday.
Then there’s the issue of meeting up with long-lost school friends and workmates.
When I find people I haven’t seen for twenty years, what do I say to them? When they ask me how I’ve done over the years, do I need to exaggerate? Facebook can be like a school reunion every time you connect with a name from the past – you know how bad they can be…