Why Time Isn't Linear on Facebook

RWW: I have been using Facebook less. I don't care as much about what my friends are up to on the Internet, I guess. I've been calling people more, and emailing. It actually feels a lot better. But one morning I logged on to Facebook and noticed a thought-provoking status update from comic artist Corrine Mucha. It was one of those moments-of-frustration type Facebook status updates that we have all done, at one point or another. "Timeline, I refuse thee! Your understanding of time is just so linear! UGH," she wrote on March 1. I stopped my scrolling, and clicked like on the status. Corinne's post made me think twice about how I was thinking about time, and specifically Facebook Timeline. I have converted over to it, but haven't had the time or interest to fill it in.

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