This post is two years old, and I just had to resurrect it as I’ve been catching myself getting out of control again with my social media use.
How relevant is this to you?
I discovered Facebook in August 2007. I was at the University of Connecticut for a forum organized by the UNESCO Chair and Institute of Comparative Human Rights, and while discussing next steps one of the facilitators asked, “You all have Facebook, right?” Within a couple of days I was “poking” and picking “food fights” with friends (yes, kids, those were Facebook’s sophisticated features back then).
So yeah, it’s been more than eight years, and I suppose it’s time for me to evaluate what’s been great and not so great about Facebook as far as my experience (as well as my awareness of others’ experiences) is concerned. Let’s see…
- The most obvious benefit of Facebook is how it has allowed me to connect and/or reconnect with people, from old classmates and colleagues to my family overseas.
- Facebook has been a platform for me to share about my faith and to share material…
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