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Facebook Phonies – I Mock Thee

3 Jun
Day 201 - I'm the Real Betty Boop

(Photo credit: Keenen Brown)

I was surfing the net, looking for something to post about under my ‘interesting’ category, when I ran across something absolutely poleaxed me.  At first, I thought this was fake.  I thought it was just some smart-ass grabbing random photos, doctoring them, then posting to make it appear that the person in the photos was the perpetrator.  Once I reached the bottom of the article, however, I saw the ‘add to this’ section, where people were posting similar pictures, straight off of their friend feed.

Maybe I’m behind the times.  Maybe I’ve finally reached a generational gap that is wide enough to allow me to say ‘Those darned kids’ without getting strange looks, considering I’m only in my early 30’s.  I mean, I’ve never been one to be on the cutting edge.  Obviously.  I started a blog about 10 years after it was the ‘in’ thing to do.  But am I really so far out of the loop that I am the only one who is left totally flummoxed at the lengths to which people will go to appear something they’re not? Continue reading

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