Friends – Facebook, MySpace, or Friend Of …
I’ve been reading Frank Viola’s blog and recent book, “Reimaging Church” and have been enjoying both. Frank recently blogged asking, “What’s the deal with friends?” Here’s a stamp I created in response to Frank’s Christmas wish:
I’m enjoying connecting with people on blogs and MySpace and Facebook, but I wonder if we are cheapening friendship with all our “friend of” stamps and friend requests on MySpace or Facebook? Or rather are we elevating friendship to be more inclusive, celebrating different levels of friendship?
My husband in not into any of this social networking stuff and doesn’t get my girls lifestyle of texting and connecting with friends on MySpace, he even joking calls their social networks “YourFace” whenever they ask to use the computer asking in response, “What do you need to use the computer for, to check YourFace?”
My husband, Ken, is not alone in thinking this generation and their social networks are difficult to understand, check out this video which starts out, “Hey Moron…”
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