Friday, May 15, 2009

I am informed by a friend (confirmed by my daughter) that on Facebook, one is not limited to writing on the walls of other members.

There is apparently a rudimentary e-mail system.

I learned this because I am accused of ignoring such e-mails.

I stand accused.

I slump, guilty.

When I get home and can learn how to access such messages, I shall do so. In the meantime, I will ask

what's a poor old man to do? I thought the nineteen e-mail acocunts, blogs, and everything else were enough.

When will the madness end.

[you'll notice no question mark -- I utter the words solely for effect]


¡barangus!™ said...

What's worse is I've now found people that use FaceBook as their primary means of communication. They were surprised I had not known of their upcoming party.

I'm actually making a conscious effort to not use FaceBook any more than checking the BMD fan page statistics.

I think the "5 things" quizzes did me in.

mister muleboy said...

it's my fear that I'm gonna get home tonight to find that a daughter married, or that I missed an invitation to a White House Ball, because I did not know that Facebook was being used that way.

I like it as a way to communicate with some people where we haven't integrated "in real life," but I don't want to make it my online community.

That's what I use the Mouth of the Mule for -- my "real life" of twenty-four people. . . .

Tomanonymous said...

Aren't you supposed to get email notification at your real email address if somebody sends you something in FB? I haven't been on in weeks, since I hadn't been notified of missing anything.

One more Fakking I'm behind on......

lupner said...

I was under the same impression as Tomanonymous re: notification. (And Tomanon, you should really be visiting hourly even if you have no message, so that you don't miss any fascinating minute-by-minute status accounts . . . )

¡barangus!™ said...

Señor Mule aand I have probably both set our notification preferences to "sod off" if a new private message comes in.