Facebook’s “comment a memory” meme should replace “HBD!”


 I find it truly sad the way Facebook has led us to reduce wishing friends a happy birthday to a meaningless, generic chore. It’s not Facebook’s fault. It gives us an open-ended comment box. But our laziness and sense of social obligation unfurl as a pile of “Happy Birthday!” or even “HBD!” wall posts.
I’ve been bashing this emergent behavior since 2011. Read More

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