With Facebook Messages, the new integrated communications “not-Gmail-killer” that the online behemoth will be rolling out to users in the next few months, Facebook continues its quest to make you never have to leave it again.
Texting? You’ll be able to do it from Facebook now. Emailing people without Facebook accounts? You’ll be able to do it from Facebook now. And of course there’s Facebook instant messaging, now integrated with all the other ways you can communicate with people who are both inside and outside the walls....read more
New Yorker staff writer and author Susan Orlean posted an interesting piece to her blog recently about The Social Index. Basically she attempted to compile a “sort of Social Media Bestiary” to define modern relationships.Orlean divides friends in the modern era into four categories:
-First, there is the friend you know well...read more
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