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Globe Magazine readers respond to “An old-school unfriending” and other stories.

FRIENDS, DISCONNECTED

Necee Regis owes her friend of 30 years a huge apology (Connections, March 10). Facebook is great for keeping in touch with friends and family, but it should not be a substitute for talking to friends on the phone or meeting them for lunch. Do you send your mother a Happy Mother’s Day e-mail? Don’t hide behind Facebook when you should be admitting that your efforts have been lame. So go ahead, call your friend, send her flowers, take her to lunch, and ask about her summer in Italy. In other words, be a friend.

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