In another bizarre Facebook development, one of my previous - and flippant - blog postings about this application has been unexpectedly picked up by an online journal, then stuck onto the front of Slashdot.
Some of the Slashdot reader comments are hilarious in reply, especially the one somehow mistaking a flippant blog posting for a great work of academic merit (it isn't). In an ironic and somewhat baffling development, several complete strangers (possibly readers of the article?) have just sent "Facebook friend" requests to me.
Slashdot advertises itself as "News for Nerds. Stuff that matters." It must be a popular site, and/or has a core readership of active commenters, as heck it's up to 38 comments already.
Some intelligent and funny comments in there, though a few appear to be wired on too much coffee or a bit over-excited. I can't afford to hire Michael Winner to appear and say "Calm down, it's only a social network", so here's a calming picture of a local beach scene from Alison for them, if they make it to my blog: