Professor Kelly Clasen
The Problems with Facebook Friends
The thought of Facebook is to converse by amassing as many "friends" as feasible. It is much like the way the past decade has been acting amassing dept and houses you can’t afford. It doesn’t even matter if it is your best friend or your neighbor or somebody you do not even know, the more the merrier. Ounce you have these friends they can get on your profile page and look at anything you post on that page even your photos. And you can see theirs, its exhibitionism. It lets us be exposed to the world and it doesn’t require us to get up out of our seat. It is for these reasons we should get up and thank our Defense Department for creating the internet.
In this day and age with the internet and the cyber-hacking and things we need to be more careful about who we friend and accept whose friend requests we accept. Be sure that it isn’t a complete stranger and that you somehow know them. It is a risk taker for you to accept someone you don’t even know and them find you and kidnap you. In this day and age you can’t trust anybody on the internet because you do not know who is on the other side of the computer monitor. If you post a photo and a stranger sees it he can track where you are and what time it was taken. He can also find out where you live. Isn’t that creepy? I would find it wise to think before accepting or friending because the internet is a very dangerous place with a lot of information about you and your loved ones.
Facebook also takes a lot of time away from people because they get addicted to it and have to look at it every 10 seconds to see who has liked their status or take a picture of themselves and post it to Facebook. Yahoo did a study and proposed that an average person spends at least 8 hours a month on Facebook. Teenagers are even worse; they can be on it for up to 15 hours a week according to Cha-Cha. So we now see why Facebook takes time away from... [continues]
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