Posts in category "Facebook"

My Conservative Problem, Quvenzhane Wallis, Facebook and The Onion

As of today, I have 459 friends on Facebook.  A good portion of them—I’m guessing 20-25%—have much different political views than mine. To be honest with you I didn’t think I had a problem with that. Or so I thought. Lately though I’m seeing another side of some of the people I call friend and... Read more »

Dating Over 40: Changing Your Relationship Status On Facebook

I met someone. Strike that—I met someone that I like. And he likes me as well. So when our flirtatious platonic relationship went from a first date to an actual relationship, no one could of been more surprised than me. Some of my friends knew about us and some had met him.  Others heard about... Read more »

Prom Dresses: Schools Have To Enforce Standards Because Parents Won't

With all due respect to my blogging sister Jenna over at High Gloss and Sauce,  someone  should be policing prom fashion because clearly some parents have fallen down on the job. And if that someone happens to be a principal, dance chaperone or other duly appointed  adult it doesn’t make them skeezy; it makes them... Read more »

Why Does Facebook Automatically Think the Black Person Is The Criminal?

When I was posting to a thread I started on my Facebook page this morning, I noticed the following ad on the right. Really, Facebook? I pray this isn’t intentional, just someone in Menlo Park not paying attention to the images it accepts from advertisers. I intentionally redacted the conversation from my thread as my... Read more »