Friday’s quiet workspace, sturdy WiFi and old-school tunes

“Who are those pictures of? I hope they’re not of me.”

There’s no good reason why the pictures would have been of me, but when the click of a cellphone camera and the “bloop” of an outgoing text are the only sounds in the room, and you have your back to everyone, it’ll let a guy indulge his paranoia a little bit.

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It’s Facebook’s world … at least according to Facebook

I got a message the other day that I had been friends with someone for 10 years on Facebook.

The only reason we have been friends for 10 years is because I’ve only been on Facebook that long. In real life, she’s one of my best friends, and has been for more than 30 years.

Sure, the message was probably just Faceook’s AI and algorithm doing their thing, but let’s face it, to Facebook, pretty much nothing exists outside of Facebook.

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Simple man seeks simple Twitter

I’ve been married for 16 years, but I remember what it was like being single, so I enjoyed this post about dating from The High-Heeled Papergirl.

So I hit the little heart button underneath. Because I’m a simple man, I just thought I’d be expressing to the writer my appreciation for her efforts (I also commented on it.)

But no …

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Facebook sucks, except when it doesn’t

Facebook is pretty horrible.

If it’s not an algorithm that makes you wonder if you’re seeing everything your friends post, even if you’re like me and click on “most recent” when you go on the page, it’s getting dragged into political disputes even though you try really, really hard not to. (“Just block him,” my wife said. “Then you won’t see his comments,” she said.)

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