Facebook Friends

Facebook FriendsSo here are 20 photos of our hike this weekend. Here am I, standing halfway up a hill. And here am I standing halfway down a hill. I am sure that your Facebook news feed — should you still bother having one — is filled with people who believe that every visual evidence of their everyday lives is fascinating visual evidence. Whereas, in fact, it’s more turgid than a slime martini. Here is some good news, however. A study suggests that people who do this may be alienating themselves from those who might be called normal human beings. As CBS Washington reports, researchers from three British universities — the University of Birmingham, University West of England, and the University of Edinburgh — have concluded that frequent Facebook photo-posters “risk damaging real-life relationships.” Of course, this assumes that they actually have any.

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