Do you know who your (social media) friends are?

My aunt called me last week needing help with her Facebook account. She was irritated by the “People You May Know” window, saying, “I don’t know these people.” I looked at the people she might know, and many of them are my friends. I did notice that she had somehow become friends with some of my friends that I knew she had never met. These friends, though, are very kind and post very nice pictures from their travels.

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Former TV person, current college professor and media researcher. Ironman triathlete, meditation teacher and yoga instructor.