Monthly Archives: April 2011

When Social Media Needs Protocol

Today being April Fool’s Day a fellow speaker listed today as his birthday as a prank to pull on Facebook to see who would wish him a happy birthday and who really knew it was in a different month. For the last couple of years this has been a funny joke to John. As one person in the know best put it, “In a society that is a bowl of Cheerios, John you are a Froot Loop!”

Sadly, John passed away in December and his Facebook page is still up. Those who have him as a Facebook friend but not a real life friend are leaving cheerful birthday wishes which is unfortunate since they didn’t realize he is no longer with us. Yea, I found it sorta creepy, like actually being there at Weekend at Bernie’s  and knowing what is going on. Continue reading

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