From The Jam Factory – Sarah Hyndman.

FB is the new smoking

Posted in Inventions by Type Tasting on March 29, 2010

An email from a friend in Paris, in response to my question about whether they had the same Spring time change over there: “Yeah we have the same bleary eyed hour change here, it does hurt, this morning it looked like everyone was operating on auto pilot, including me it took a litre of coffee and a bit of catching up on Facebook before I could function.” I like that excuse for catching up with Facebook – Facebook as the new 10-minute-time-out smoking break. Big companies should do that –  all the non-smokers get a FB break.

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  1. Clare W said, on March 29, 2010 at 5:55 pm

    I love the comparison between facebook and smoking – does that mean that facebook can damage your health? I always had a lurking suspicion…

  2. thejamfactory said, on March 29, 2010 at 8:06 pm

    Chuckle, no ‘course it doesn’t, but it’s the same kind of pause in your life that smoking gives you just without the coughing or smelly clothes.

  3. Andy Williams said, on July 10, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    That’s a really good idea!


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