AT THE AGE OF 66, I decided to join Facebook. Though I realize this social network is primarily used by younger people, I thought I could reconnect with old friends. Now that a year has passed, I can say I am both intrigued and miffed by this social phenomenon.
I have yet to master or even understand the nuances of Facebook. For example, why do I get messages from people I don’t know who are doing things I’ve never heard of, such as kite-boarding?