Design Your Life: The Pleasures and Perils of Everyday Things
Dorktastic Quiz: Identify the most egregious error in this FB exchange.
Answer: No, it’s not Hannah’s crimes against standard English. Mom should have stayed off her daughter’s page!
A new blog, Oh Crap. My Parents Joined Facebook gives kids a chance to roll their eyes at Mom’s lack of netiquette. The goal of the site’s LA hostesses Jeanne Leitenberg and Erika Brook Adickman is not to shame parents off FB — just teach them some new manners in the era of infinite transparency.
Just minutes after I had successfully invaded my daughter’s privacy, my own mother, Mary Jane Lupton friended me on Facebook. I guess I really am in the sandwich generation now! Meanwhile, Grandma’s doing her best to navigate this brave new world:
I think I’m going to sit this one out.— Julia Lupton · 2009-07-19