Thursday, June 07, 2007

‘omg my mom joined facebook!!’ - New York Times

How to humiliate your teenaged child: 1.  Join Facebook.  2.  Write a NYT article about the experience. 

“I can’t really comment on your family dynamics,” said Brandee Barker, a Facebook spokeswoman. “But I can say that more than 50 percent of Facebook users are outside of college now. As our original demographic gets older, we want to be able to include their social networks.”

“Maybe I should lay off my daughter,” I said.

“Facebook is all about being a reflection of real-world relationships,” she said. “The same thing you’re experiencing with your daughter online is a reflection of how you’re not a part of her social network in real life.”

‘omg my mom joined facebook!!’ - New York Times

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