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Archive for April 23rd, 2009

This is genius.

Kudos to the editor who thought that one up.

I cannot begin to tell you the insight I gained from this.  Can you believe there are people that sit on Facebook all the time? Can you believe people would rather stare at their computer screen and leer at the human zoo that is social media than interact in the real world?

“Last Friday, I had three clients in my office with Facebook problems,” said Paula Pile, a marriage and family therapist in Greensboro, North Carolina. “It’s turned into a compulsion — a compulsion to dissociate from your real world and go live in the Facebook world

The funny thing is… remember when it was all about MySpace addiction and before that AOL Chatrooms.  I guess you know a company / media thang has jumped the shark when therapists are no longer accepting patients for an addiction with your brand associated with it.

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Perhaps my eariler post today wasn’t your company.. but is this more like it?

Nice animation!

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In world full of fossils, the slightest movement of a pebble on the slope of the cliff is nearly enough to bring on a whole series of heart attacks–so you can imagine what happens when someone dynamites the whole mountain!

– Taken from page 139 of The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

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