Tag Archives: social networking

Candidly Drawing the Social Networking Line

I recently asked someone to be my “friend” on Facebook. He declined. My immediate, gut response: pleased and impressed. On the surface, my reaction may seem odd. But let’s consider some background: I’ve spoken with this particular individual, a newspaper reporter, about five times over the past few years, as he worked on stories with […]

The Missing LinkedIn: Personalization

I’ve written about LinkedIn a time or two. Here’s another account, which dates back to two weeks ago, when a woman asked me to connect via LinkedIn. Problem is, I had no idea who she was. Then I did some cursory searching online and discovered that she and I share an alma mater. One would […]