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3/30/2015
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Comic: Where Twitter And Reality Meet

How many of us do business with people we've only met through social media? This is what happens when we finally meet.

You are what you post.

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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StaceyE
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5/31/2015 | 4:08:28 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
@ Susan,

The part about not having to walk or feed them is compelling!!!
Susan Fourtané
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5/31/2015 | 4:04:42 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
Stacey, they might be useful, though. Some people just need the company of the pet without the trouble of having to walk them or feed them, or anything. There are also pets for pets. -Susan
StaceyE
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5/31/2015 | 3:59:55 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
@ Susan

That will certainly be interesting. I don't know if I will be able to contain the sarcasm when it does come about!
Susan Fourtané
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5/31/2015 | 3:50:04 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
Stacey, you just wait until the robot pets reach the market. Then it will be funny to see how pet owners will be divided and a whole new FB set of pictures will start to appear in your newsfeed. :D -Susan
StaceyE
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5/31/2015 | 3:38:06 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
I am sure you are correct. It gets creepy though when they pretend they ARE their pets!
Susan Fourtané
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5/31/2015 | 3:21:50 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
Stacey, I am pretty sure that's what some do. :D
StaceyE
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5/31/2015 | 2:11:50 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
@Susan

That would make it even stranger if they used a cat picture and didn't even have a cat..lol
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5/1/2015 | 12:11:46 AM
to make socialization easy
I cant help but think of a new app that flashes for me the last few tweets and the fb updates for a new person that I meet for the first time or after a long time. It will make socialization so much easy for less-social people like me.
Susan Fourtané
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4/30/2015 | 11:52:01 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
That could have a reason, maybe they don't have one. :D -Susan
StaceyE
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4/30/2015 | 9:10:37 PM
Re: Should have used FB instead
It would absolutely be more awkward...then you'd be wondering why they didn't even have their OWN cat for their picture...that would be a little weird... ;)
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