One of the problems with the Onion is that it’s really too true to be funny.
All 1,472 employees of Facebook, Inc. reportedly burst out in uncontrollable laughter Wednesday following Albuquerque resident Jason Herrick’s attempts to protect his personal information from exploitation on the social-networking site. “Look, he’s clicking ‘Friends Only’ for his e-mail address. Like that’s going to make a difference!” howled infrastructure manager Evan Hollingsworth, tears streaming down his face, to several of his doubled-over coworkers. “Oh, sure, by all means, Jason, ‘delete’ that photo. Man, this is so rich.” According to internal sources, the entire staff of Facebook was left gasping for air minutes later when the “hilarious” Herrick believed he had actually blocked third-party ads.
Now don’t we want Zuckerberg to be president?
Something just for fun…
I’m not sure I understand exactly what our obligation to “not give offense” is when everyone is hair-trigger offended all the time. But the rest is interesting.
“Being offended is a sign of immaturity because it’s an unwillingness to acknowledge and live in the truth”
“To choose to be offended is to choose to be a victim”