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 http://www.facebook.com/FutureMajoritydotcom KevinBondelli.com http://www.facebook.com/youthvote Young Democrats of America http://www.facebook.com/youngdems College Democrats of America http://www.facebook.com/collegedems Rock the Vote http://www.facebook.com/rockthevote Roosevelt Institute […]

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