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    As someone who spends her days studying communciations, I've spent a lot of time contemplating the ways we get in touch with one another. It used to be simple. A phone call here, meeting for coffee there. Maybe an e-mail or an AIM chat if you were feeling adventurous.

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    It has been a week of reminiscing for me. It seemed as though everywhere I looked there was something that reminded me of the happier days of my childhood.

  • And This Is Why Moms Should Not Use The Internet

    OMG. How many times have you seen this in your life? There should be a law against moms using IMs. Or any technology for that matter.

  • How NOT: Facebook Etiquette

    I don't know about you, but Facebook has gradually begun to take over my life over the past few years. It's getting to the point where I think in third person, a la the Facebook status: "Kathryn is really stressed about her class schedule this spring." "Kathryn is annoyed with bad drivers who slow her down." "Kathryn really needs to get laid." See? Now that last one would be inappropriate.

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    I’m in a fight with Facebook. First they opened the doors to every crazy person on the plan…

  • Gmail Chat is the New AIM

    I am loving Gmail chat, or Gchat as those of us in the know like to call it. And I am so over AOL Instan…