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I have never liked being bossed around. Extreme bossiness is one of the irritations of the TSA lines at airports: “Take off your shoes!” “Belts and keys in the bin!” And on and on. Likewise, Facebook encourages a certain amount of … Continue reading

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Ten Dumb Facebook Come-ons

I am a sucker for Facebook links to cute animal videos and I tolerate a good deal of ridicule as a result. What I can barely tolerate, though, are the ridiculous headlines designed to increase numbers of viewers. I am … Continue reading

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Like Me!

Time to “Like” me again. I know, I know—it’s ridiculous, but it matters in the wonderful webbie world. Why? Because search engines keep track of these things, so the more popular a site is on the web, the easier it … Continue reading

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