FB and Twitter

A close friend of mine noted that Facebook has held us all “hostage.” If we don’t acquiesce to its pernicious commerce, we lose easy contact with our dear friends and fun acquaintances. Facebook used to be utterly delicious. *sighs*

Twitter was a great way to stay up to date and share information. It still is, actually. It also enlivens trolls, bots, racists, people who hate women, and the American president. It makes me feel like an accomplice.

I am a communications professor. I would not take lightly absenting myself from these platforms.

[Update, 31 Dec. –> I am vacillating!]

[Update the Sequel, 27 Jan. –> I have retreated fully!]

 

 

2 Comments»

  Bay Area Sparky wrote @

So to be clear you won’t be participating on Facebook anymore?

  Robert Basil wrote @

The feedback I have been getting is certainly making me reconsider. It is a tough decision!


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