My contemptuous treatment of Facebook has been noticeable in the past few years. It has been an easy target for the satirist in me, as well as the moralistic reformer. I have alternately howled with laughter or outrage at the way it is operated.
No more. From this date I shall accept every thing that the Zukchannel does with gleeful applause. It has managed to amuse me – and those of you who know about Queen Victoria will realise how hard that is to acheive.
The daily SOS* has been particularly amusing – items have been presented for purchase, causes have been spruiked, and scams have been attempted in the usual manner – but they have been so blatant, theatrical , and charming as to remove any poison form their makeup. They have ceased to be threats and are entertainments.
I cannot say that I will not revert to the Cotton Mather of the internet, but while I am happy you may all dance before me and I will applaud.
*SOS. Those of you who have eaten in army messes or construction camp dining halls will know what SOS is. Those of you who have not may treasure your innocence. I go back for seconds.