My friend Kris thoughtfully quits Facebook

Everybody tells you when they’re working. Everybody tweets when they’re traveling somewhere super awesome. Everybody makes the extra artsy shot of them on the Tonight Show stage their profile picture. It’s easy to sit and browse and think “Man… so and so sure works a lot,” or “That looks like a great vacation. I need to take that kind of vacation. Wish I could afford that kind of vacation. Maybe if I worked all the time like so and so I could afford to take that vacation… but, if I worked all the time I’d never be able to find the time. Ugh.” I’m done with it. I’d wager that we don’t actually know much about each other if we’re using social media as our means of maintaining our friendships. Here’s why.

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