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National Unfriend Day

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever According to Jimmy Kimmel, Facebook is cheapening the definition of the word friend and is, therefore, proposing a National Unfriend Day for November 17. This idea fits in with … Continue reading

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More Connected Than Ever Before

We love to say that “we’re so connected” or that “we’re more connected than ever before,” but are we really more connected or simply more distracted? I think the answer is clear. Conferences Attendees, who’ve paid for the privilege¬†of attending … Continue reading

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Word of the Year–Unfriend

The Oxford English dictionary recently announced its new word of the year for 2009, unfriend. This was no doubt made popular by Facebook, where the act of “friending” and “unfriending” happens all the time. I have wondered¬†about the need of … Continue reading

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