Adults Need Attaboys Too: Another Reason Facebook Is So Great

Getting attaboys on Facebook

We really don’t get that many attaboys as adults. Maybe we get a paycheck or we’ve had a somewhat successful week parenting.* Other than that, really, it’s not like our peers and family are saying, “Great job,” to us… ever. Many of us can fill the void with Facebook. Because we handle and accomplish so much each day, we often feel exhausted or stressed. But there’s a way to lift our spirits! We can send a post out to Facebookland and most likely, someone will acknowledge us. Getting positive attention Depending on how many Facebook friends you have, you will … Read more

Bewitched: Why We Love Facebook So Much

Why we love Facebook

Oh, the lure of Facebook. Just think of the friend requests when you see that icon activated. It’s like getting a present: Who wants to be my Facebook friend? When I first joined Facebook, a former co-worker posted to my wall. She jokingly warned me what a big “time suck” Facebook was. This was back in 2008 before it even was a big time suck, compared to nowadays with ever-increasing interacting between its billions of users and trending news stories. Facebook has exploded. And now, years later, boom! We are addicted to and love Facebook. Facebook before it became a habit Initially, Facebook wasn’t … Read more

How to Send a Friend Request on Facebook & Finding Friends to Add

How to Send a Friend Request on Facebook

Here we explain how to send a friend request on Facebook. Like with everything, Facebook makes this easy to do. There are a few ways to add friends. We’ll start with the straightforward way. After that, we’ll talk about ways to add friends from Facebook friend suggestions as well as from your existing list of Facebook friends. Sending a friend request is also called Facebook friending or friending on Facebook. How to send a friend request on Facebook Log onto your Facebook account. On the top, in the blue border, you will see a white Search bar. Type in the … Read more

Someone doesn’t accept your Friend Request on Facebook: Now what?

someone not accepting friend request

When someone doesn’t accept your friend request on Facebook, it’s upsetting. You put yourself out there and were ignored or denied. You have a right to be hurt, embarrassed and mad. Someone not accepting your friend request can mean different things depending on the situation. Here’s what to consider and what to do. Someone not accepting your friend request on Facebook Before reacting, you need to take a few days. Things always seem worse right away. With technology, we are so used to everything happening immediately. Just because someone doesn’t accept your friend request right away, doesn’t mean she won’t. … Read more

I was having a great day until I logged on Facebook

not being invited to something

Before Facebook, we went on our oblivious merry way, not knowing about something we weren’t invited to. People had no means to broadcast their social lives. They couldn’t actively promote themselves and their popularity. Before social media, we had no way of knowing or seeing what everyone was up to. It’s so much different now. Have you ever logged onto Facebook and found out about an outing you weren’t invited to? What about seeing a bunch of neighbors tagged in a post but you seem to be the only one on the block who wasn’t invited? Whatever people’s motives are … Read more