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Friday, September 24, 2010

Facebook Offline: What Did You Do With Your Time?

Posted By on Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 9:59 AM

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Yesterday, an internal glitch cut Facebook off from its half a billion users for nearly two and a half hours. How did people weather the crisis?

  • Masturbating

  • Speaking to friends and co-workers in complete sentences

  • LOLing, and not telling anyone about it

  • Actually doing work

  • Glancing back at our old MySpace and Friendster pages. Shudder.

  • Furiously hitting "refresh" button for hours on end

  • Fertilizing office plants

  • Getting married and raising a family


  • Randomly divulging revealing information and scandalous photos to complete strangers, minor acquaintances, and potential future employers

  • Spending less time with your online friends and planning a romantic evening with your online lovers


  • Masturbating. Again.

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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