Re-examining Facebook

First and foremost, I have to admit that I’m on Facebook. My account is there to try and help promote this blog and my BlogTalkRadio efforts. Perhaps my participation is less than it could be, but then again, you can only devote so much time to all the different social media options that are available to you.

Facebook is often referred to as an online community, but I am beginning to have serious reservations about what that really means. A community is something that people belong to that promotes and supports one’s own circumstances and reinforces other members’ beliefs and principles as well. More important than that, however, community is strongest when its members are relatively local in proximity to one another.
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