Internet Friends

5: A Facebook Birthday

April 18th, 2018  •  40 mins 18 secs  •  Download (18.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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One of the downsides of being off social media is losing the automatic reminders to stay in touch with people. Since deactivating Facebook four months ago, Jon is trying to build a system to replace that. Drew found an app called Garden that seems to fit the bill. They discuss whether it’s okay or healthy to rely on apps for maintaining relationships. Think about it: How do you remember when someone’s birthday is these days? Exactly.