Category Archives: Facebook Advice

there’s so much to learn about Facebook

I wish I knew how to gaslight!!

Gaslighting is when you psychologically manipulate someone into questioning their own sanity. It is akin to torture. Gaslighters have one face for you and another face for the public, their fandom. Almost everyone will swear the person is a saint, … Continue reading

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my Memorial to a rant

I read a Facebook post that let me know the woman that I knew back in 2013 has died. People are memorializing her on Facebook like she was a saint. Whether the woman ascends or descends, this girl here does … Continue reading

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growing up LOUD and learning from the past

  I have this cousin. I speak about her in the present tense, though I am quite certain that if you mentioned my name to her today she would respond with a “Who?” It wouldn’t be because she doesn’t know … Continue reading

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Are you wondering about privacy and social media?

There can be no expectation that you will achieve privacy on Facebook. There will always be some new development that exposes parts of your recorded life there. That’s just the way online presences work. Facebook will always be updating, rearranging … Continue reading

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Facebook, Safebook, Happybook

I have been chastised for deleting people from my Friends list. I was told some folks found it offensive. For a while I felt bad about that, but it never stopped me from hitting the Delete button. Your Facebook account … Continue reading

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keep Friends Close, all others discard

This whole “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer” is a crock of poo that someone is trying to sell you. Many people have been credited with coining this atrocity like the character Don Corleone from The Godfather or … Continue reading

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did you just Lie to me?

I used to take people at face value. That was before I started studying them for a living. I have realized over the years that people are complex, multi-dimensional individuals and none of them can be taken at face value. … Continue reading

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