Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Spotted, further disintegration

It has been three and a half weeks since the last post here and I am just popping by to say that I have been busy lately and generally too tired to meet the demands of regular blogging.
That's not to say that I don't have plenty to say, because I do. I just have not had the steam.

There are plenty of ESSENTIAL posts lined up, and some that only serve to indulge my own interests. Why not?

Anyway the "Spotted" Face book phenomenon is surely a sign of the times.

http://www.newstatesman.com/sci-tech/2013/04/spotted-facebook-sexist-and-degrading-form-cyber-bullying-disguise

If we thought that Facebook was a route to trouble, imagine an anonymous forum designed solely for people to bully, abuse, grass up, humiliate and generally poke fun at others.

Well according to a report from my wife about an hour ago, thankfully, the group in my area has been pulled but a quick search seems to indicate that there are plenty of them left around the country.
However funny it may seem, these groups are a recipe for disaster.
Take my advice and steer clear.

2 comments:

  1. I had not heard of the "Spotted" Facebook phenomenon. I will only appear on it if I am the subject of the abuse and humiliation.

    And indulging your own interests is a fine reason to post, in my opinion.

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  2. Thanks Andrew. Sorry It took a while to reply, I have been away for a few days. Hampshire and Dorset are great places to visit for a short holiday.

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