Day: January 20, 2013

Farewell Facebook

Before the weekend is out, I will have deleted my Facebook account. I’ve contemplated this change for months.  It is time. Facebook has been great in making initial connections with people I haven’t seen for years.  However, I’ve moved quite a bit from how I felt about Facebook three years ago. I will miss hearing from certain friends from across the world. But the changes Facebook has made to their privacy, news feed, photo – you name it – policy have made this a very different platform than I signed up for.  I don’t like how Facebook now asks me, “How are you feeling, David?” Really?  None of your damn business, frankly. In the end, it is more important that I be present in the moment. I’m not going to write a long list of reasons why I’m saying farewell to Facebook.  There are enough of those online, like here, here, and here. And I’m not leaving the online world.  Many of you know how to reach me at work or home via email (and …