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Facebook Pet Peeves

Is anyone else getting a bit frustrated with Facebook?  Seems a lot of rules that limit socialization for a social media network.  Facebook says it's trying to protect its users by ridding itself of anything that might possibly resemble SPAM.  But it is taking the social right out of social media, don't you think?  1. You can't have more than 5000 friends. What if I'm popular? LOL  I recently had a discussion with someone on Facebook who said that anyone who believes you can have that many friends doesn't understand what the word means.  I don't believe Facebook is for people who are such good friends they'd do anything for each other.  If Facebook were just for very close friends,...

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The Death of Communication

Communication in its most simplistic form is the sharing of an idea in a way that allows the other party/parties to understand the message the way in which it was intended. It's a simple concept, but not an easy one to attain, especially in today's microwave society.     For many years, communication was thought an important skill to teach each generation and it yielded incredible results.  It allowed people of diverse cultures and world views to discuss things of great importance allowing consensus to be reached.  It promoted grace and manners in the event that agreement was not found in order for citizens to live peaceably and agree to disagree.  Not always, but mostly in polite society.   But today,...

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