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The cute picture of the baby with the peas was the final straw. It happened - as all my deeply traumatic moments seem to recently - while I was conducting serious research on Facebook, the ‘social utility tool’ now used by 59 million people who reall

19th January, 2008

The cute picture of the baby with the peas was the final straw. It happened - as all my deeply traumatic moments seem to recently - while I was conducting serious research on Facebook, the ‘social utility tool’ now used by 59 million people who really should know better.

The first time I logged on to Facebook for research, I hastily filled out my profile, found out what I needed to know and got...

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