Monthly Archives May 2014

Big Brother on Facebook

When it comes to sharing information through a public forum such as Facebook, there are so many factors that play into what we can’t control online. On a more global level we are discovering that our “private” information is not so private anymore. Edward Snowden, a former contractor of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and a former employee of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) leaked top-secret details of U.S. and British government. His leaks have been the subject of great controversy. Some people consider him a hero and whistleblower, while others describe him as a traitor. Similarly, Julian Assange,
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Facebook and Losing Our Grip With Reality

Excerpt from my upcoming book, Facehooked, due out summer, 2014 through Reputation Books – – Many of us are splitting our time between Facebook and interacting in the real world, and the two realities are slowly merging. If we share something on Facebook we want to tell our friends about it and when something entertaining happens to us in real life, we feel the need to share it on Facebook. This seems harmless enough until we begin to substitute one reality for another. Facebook has also caused some of our behaviors to change. Aside from feeling a compulsion to check
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