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Ideas about Facebook and their kind.

Building a community

You know, I have been thinking about community a  lot lately. A few weeks ago, Vaneeesa posted an interesting commentary on Facebook. In Feeding the Zuck she stated “When you participate at Facebook, yes you have easy, free access to the world’s greatest baby photo sharing site, but you don’t really build a community, you mostly […]

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Data Per Minute

UTAH, 22 June — You’ve heard the staggering numbers. 48 hours of YouTube video uploaded every minute. 2 million Google searches. 2.04 million emails. Now Business Intelligence startup DOMO has made a pretty infographic to blow us away with the staggering data about big data. • DOMO / Big Data click image for full-size

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I Share Therefore I Am

Every single tweet we send, no matter what its overt topic, is part of an ongoing story we are telling about ourselves. Part of the addictive nature of social networks is the compulsion to stay alive in the minds of our audience. We’ve transformed ourselves psychologically from private citizens to public figures on the stage […]

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Vaneeesa Blaylock descending the steps of the federal courthouse in San Jose, CA after her losing her appeal against Google Inc. today

The Public Square

ROBERT F PECKHAM FEDERAL COURTHOUSE, SAN JOSE, 2 May — Today Google Inc. made permanent their ban of Vaneeesa Blaylock from their unpopular social network site Google+, declaring Blaylock an illegitimate human being, her identity false, and determining that she had no civil rights and no human rights. In a written statement Justice Gundotra denied […]

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Weak Genes

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ, 27 April — Launched 10 April, and sued yesterday by 18 Olympic athletes claiming implied endorsement without consent, the Samsung Electronics America Inc., Olympic Genome Project on Facebook is a social network visualized poorly. Essentially “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” for the Olympics via Facebook, SGP takes the dubious “degrees of separation” […]

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Vaneeesa Blaylock

INSIDE MARK ZUCKERBERG’S GLOBAL BRAIN, 4 April — Meet Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, and last, but certainly not least, Vaneeesa Blaylock. In almost 3 years, 2 years and 11 months to be precise, 1,068 days to be more precise, since joining Facebook on 2 May […]

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Vanessa Blaylock

INSIDE MARK ZUCKERBERG’S GLOBAL BRAIN, 1 April — Meet Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, and last, but certainly not least, Vanessa Blaylock. Yes, in case you’re wondering, the person who contributes to this blog’s real name is Vaneeesa Blaylock, but when she joined Facebook on 2 […]

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Equal Protection

  MENLO PARK, CA, 28 May — It’s heartbreaking to realize that Facebook can be so inclusive to one oppressed minority as the above LGBTQ “It Gets Better” video clearly demonstrates, even as, one week ago, Facebook committed avatar genocide. “Avatar Genocide”?? I get it. Words like “Genocide” and “Slavery” are enormously powerful words that […]

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733 Friends

As the rather dramatic image above shows, my SL Network is so big (number of peeps and density of interconnections) that the SL “bolus” has become “me” and pushed all other connections out much like a star gone nova creating an annular nebula!

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Happy Birthday to Meee!

Aww, thanks Facebook “friends!” 🙂

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Mourning the Facebook Dead

If you need still more irony in your breakfast cereal, consider that the fictional film “Avatar” was #1 at the box office again this week… even as real Avatars are being executed on Facebook!

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Internet Civilization Discovered

Friendster Users, or “friends” were a simple people…

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