Facebook has become an integral part of life in the U.S. but it all really is a fad, just like Myspace. Will all this really matter in a few years? Hopefully not.
However, I do have one good thing to say about Mark Zuckerberg and his life-draining website. I am really glad that they have started to stand up for their members and have started to make efforts to keep what you consider private, private.
While there is certainly merit to checking out someone’s online profile to avoid dangerous and awkward situations, one can’t help but reminisce about the days when there were courtships in which people would meet in person and learn about each other through face-to-face conversations that required a sophisticated level of communication and engagement.
“With over 1 billion combined Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn users, we cannot ignore the power of today’s consumer to seek us out rather than the reverse,” said Barry. “Many local businesses in our area are clamoring for more social media skills as they attempt to take on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for the first time.”