Debtstimony is a new Facebook app that lets users share their own personal stories about student debt. Once you install the application, you are taken to a form with some personal information, your school and degree, your amount of debt, and a box for you to tell your story about how your student debt affects […]

What Facebook Commenters Really Mean

1. X is in a relationship COMMENT: Congrats! WHAT THEY MEAN: Shit! There went my chance! 2. X is now engaged COMMENT: Congrats! You are perfect together! WHAT THEY MEAN: I hope they invite me to the wedding. 3. X and Y are now married COMMENT: I’m so happy for you too! WHAT THEY MEAN: […]

Generation Opportunity At It Again

In August I wrote about the astroturf “youth organization” Generation Opportunity and how it was using people who liked “Being American” as a means of legitimacy. Well, it turns out one deceptive Facebook page just wasn’t enough. Generation Opportunity has announced their new Facebook project: The Constitution. The page was created on October 26, 2010 […]

The Joy of Facebook Spam

A particularly entertaining example I received as a message from a “Sandra Diaz” a few minutes ago: Good day how are You doing today?…..I hope everything is fine If so thanks be to God almighty. I’m ,My name is Sandra,i live in Glendale, AZ,I have a Son that live with Me I am Self Employed. […]

Below is a list of a number of youth civic organizations/sites that have active pages on Facebook. If you know of other organizations that should be listed please let us know in the comments. Future Majority Young Democrats of America College Democrats of America Rock the Vote Roosevelt Institute […]

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