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Seattle Times letters to the editor

Category: Facebook
January 20, 2014 at 3:02 PM

Quitting Facebook: Personal contact needed to maintain relationships

Well said and well done, guest columnist Tessa Brooke Stephens [“I’m so over Facebook,” Opinion, Jan. 15]. I am a father of children roughly the same age, and I am glad they, too, have come to similar conclusions. Facebook is a great tool to maintain basic contact with people you already know who have…


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April 25, 2013 at 6:05 AM

Sexism on Facebook

Feminism is powerful It is horrifying to consider the levels of ridicule and cruelty that have led some young people to resort to suicide [“The rise of sexism, misogyny in a Facebook era,” Opinion, April 17]. Fighting these battles on Facebook, as guest columnist Grace Gedye suggested, is one way to show acquaintances that rape and sexual…


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