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Yes, Facebook can make you depressed

Facebook admits that use of Facebook can be bad for you. What? You thought passive consumption of the news of the day would make you feel good? Being depressed about today‚Äôs reality is an appropriate reaction. Facebook suggests you do … Continue reading

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How am I categorized by Facebook

The role Facebook appears to have played in the election of 2016 has created interest in how Facebook targets ads to each of us. Facebook collects information it can gather from our online behavior and these data are made available … Continue reading

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Facebook and fake news

Much has been made of Facebook and fake news. As I understand the concern, the problem is a combination of two factors: a) some individuals rely on Facebook as their major source of news and b) Facebook is going to … Continue reading

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Note to my Facebook “friends”

I commit little time to Facebook. I am neither a luddite nor a snob. I have written online since 2002 and maintain multiple blogs. I wrote initially as an employed academic and now as a retired hobbyist. Most of the … Continue reading

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