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Oddly, enough it wasn't until I emerged from my metaphorical cave to take employment at AMZN that I learned Facebook is a verb. "Sue and I stay in touch. We facebook."

In this way I truly came to appreciate academic theories --anthro and technical-- of "convergence" launched in the mid-90s. Proponents of IPTC (or ITC or ISP and more obscurely "Net Neutrality") predicted multi-modal telecommunication by internet protocol, the one medium. Also McLuhan's (1964) tedious cultural criticism.

techcrunch | Virtual Fireplace - Marvel Superhero
Virtual FireplaceTM - YouTube
Fireplace for Your Home | Netflix

That indicated, I've no reason to believe Facebook will monopolized the many channels of communication available to people who value brand-management more highly than physical warmth and companionship which accompanies exclusive use and ownership of a proverbial fire.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Nov 29th, 2017 at 04:07:17 PM EST
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She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sat Dec 2nd, 2017 at 02:47:24 AM EST
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well on the way to that

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sun Dec 3rd, 2017 at 10:26:43 AM EST
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