This morning I read about being friends with your parent/s on Facebook. http://lemonysnippet.com/2012/01/05/parents-on-facebook-friend-or-dont-friend/
That was a mixed bag for me, I have my Step-Mum as my friend on facey, she rarely comes on (that’s visible… I think dad may stalk more than he lets on!!) I have my Mum-In-Law, which we converse regularly through, and I make my daughter be friends with me… although I’m unsure about having my mum there!!
First of all I would have to set up the account for her then teach her how to use it, and then there is the whole issue of: somethings don’t need to be told to mum!! Although if you follow lemonysnippet’s chart I should friend mum, as there is not much I don’t already tell her. Maybe that’s why I like her not being on Facebook… so I have something to tell her!
It also bugs me when people put hourly status updates of what they are doing:
11am: baking muffins
12pm: muffins were yum
1pm: might have a nap
2pm: forget the nap, too hot, going for a swim
I mean really? are they that disconnected from real people? or are they needing outside approval of their lives?
ah well, I might just go and hang out my washing now, before I get to ranty! (I’ll post agin and let you know how it goes!)