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Confessions of a Facebook Addict

They say you can't have too many friends. Who was he to prove them wrong?

I realized I had a problem when I found myself, off on a dream vacation, sneaking into the bathroom at 3:00 a.m. to check my homepage. This was no ordinary bathroom: it was a luxurious all-white mini-spa with an oversize Italianate tub, deep-purple orchids and votive candles everywhere, at a chic hotel in the Florida Keys. As far as I was concerned, though, I could have been staying in a Motel 6. Because all I cared about at that moment was whether I had acquired any new Facebook friends. … Back to Article

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