[nycbug-talk] Facebook Update

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Wed Mar 21 11:08:10 EDT 2012

On 03/21/12 11:01, Jason Hellenthal wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 10:53:24AM -0400, Jan Schaumann wrote:
>> Mark Saad<mark.saad at ymail.com>  wrote:
>>> Hello Talk Users of Facebook.
>>>     If you have not already noticed we migrated our old group to a new
>>> Facebook group which can be found at http://www.facebook.com/NYCBUG
>> What does this group provide that the list does not?  Imagine, if you
>> can, somebody without a facebook account (gasp!) -- what might such an
>> imaginary and obviously entirely ridicolous person be missing?
> To keep the kidz busy and make them feel more connected in a
> disconnected world ? ;-)

Yeah. . . connected and more atomized.

Facebook, etc is a way to hit a larger audience.

Yes, we have mailing lists and irc (efnet #nycbug), but it's a broader 
audience, and a bit less asynchronous.

And rants and whining are easier on IRC.  And your boss is unlikely to 
ask for your passwd.


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