Monthly Archives November 2014

How Many Friends Does A Friend-Whore Make?

“Friending” wasn’t a verb before social networks like MySpace, Friendster, and Facebook existed. As if our daily social interactions weren’t already complicated enough, Facebook has created a space where we’re forced to redefine social terms that previously felt very stable. Before social media, most of us met our friends through shared common interests or through introductions made by mutual friends. The depth of our connections rested on what information we shared and how often we shared it. While most of our casual acquaintances knew some things about us, access into the most private aspects of our lives was typically reserved
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