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Social Networking Part 2: Beware

*This was originally posted on my alternate blog, Writing in the Modern Age.Saturday, April 20, 2013Social Networking Part 2: Beware by Marie Lavender
Back in March, you may have seen my post about social networking and how useful a tool it can be.I still stand by that statement with the exception of a few things.
Facebook is a good social networking tool.Remember how I said to connect with as many people as possible to expand your presence?You should.And joining discussion groups on Facebook is a good idea too.  If you are published, your publisher may have its own authors group.  Definitely join.  It will save you a lot of unanswered questions.  Facebook is a really good tool.
However, Facebook has this funny way of preventing you from adding friends like crazy.I have been blocked before. This is basically like putting a hold on your account for a certain length of time.You can do everything except add new friends and send direct messages to people you aren’t connected with.  The o…