Sunday, 26 October 2008

The Limits of Facebook Friendship

From The New York Times, drowning one's disappointment in the shallowness of social networking with beer:
The beer arrived, a British import: Young’s Double Chocolate Stout. I raised my glass in a solitary toast and promised myself I’d spend less time online. Then I took a gulp: the beer was delicious but bittersweet. Seven hundred friends, and I was drinking alone.

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