Tag: online friendships

How to Handle A Facebook Frenemy

Published: August 4, 2010 | Last Updated: August 1, 2013 By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

Have you ever had the unsettling experience of having a Facebook frenemy?

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Are you or your friends digitivity denizens?

Published: September 26, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

If you’ve never heard the term before, Ann Mack, director of trend spotting for JWT (the largest advertising agency in the U.S.), uses the term “digitivity denizens” to describe those of us who straddle two worlds, the real world and the digital one.   According to a report by Reuters, the agency surveyed more than […]

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On the Blogosphere: Second Life Friendships

Published: July 7, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Canadian Jenny Bullough calls her blog The Newbie: The adventures of a wide-eyed innocent in the digital world. Since I’m a bit of a newbie to the blogosphere myself, I was interested to read Jenny’s take on Redefining Friendship. She writes: “I’m stoked to be going shopping in Second Life twice in the next few […]

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Social networking: His and Hers

Published: June 19, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

A report of the Pew Internet & American Life Project looked at online friendships among American youth between the ages of 12 and 17. One of many interesting findings: There were gender differences in the ways the sites were used. Girls used them to reinforce existing friendships; boys used them to flirt and make new […]

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Online Friendships: As Close As A Keystroke

Published: May 29, 2007 | Last Updated: August 23, 2022 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Online Friendships: As Close As A Keystroke

Carole* (who prefers to use a pseudonym) is a 40-something career woman who works in the area of information technology talks about online friendships.

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