My sisters and brother-in-law just finished a visit to North Carolina, so I have been thinking about a recent post on Scatterplot about "the geography of friends." The post highlights an analysis of friendship links on Facebook from the New York Times. The article cites existing research as showing: "The typical American lives just 18 … Continue reading The Geography of Friends and Family
If my WordPress widgets -- Twitter Tools and Wordbooker -- work correctly, this blog post should automatically feed into my @davidyamane Twitter account and my Facebook account. Take 1!!!!
A.J. Jacobs, in Esquire magazine, has once again published his year end obituaries. Among the sad deaths he notes for 2007: The Street Cred of Facebook, at 4 The street cred of Facebook, a popular social-networking site, died Wednesday in St. Louis. It was four years old. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2004, Facebook gained … Continue reading Facebook, R.I.P.
So, I avoided joining Facebook for some time. In the first place, I thought it was lame for a grown-ass man to be on there. It's for kids, not a twenty-eighteen year old like myself. In the second place, I already have a web presence for posting ideas and pictures and the like. And I … Continue reading Facebook? Fine by Me