social networking

Judge John Hodgman Episode 218: Troll-o Contendere

| 1 comment

Charlie brings the case against her boyfriend Brandon. Brandon says that if a friend posts an opinion or thought on social media, he's entitled to respond with his own thoughts. Charlie says this "calling out" has gone too far.

Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.

Charles Pierson named this week's case via the Judge John Hodgman Facebook page. Thanks, Charles!

If you want to be part of a nicer place on the internet, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @Hodgman, Bailiff Jesse @JesseThorn.

You can also follow our fantastic Summer Bailiff Monte Belmonte and listen to him on WRSI 93.9 The River!



Submitted by Charlie

Facebook exchange #1

Facebook exchange #2

Embeddable Audio Player Code (Copy and Paste)

Nick Kroll Offers Sound Advice on Social Networking


Nick Kroll has some excellent advice to offer on the proper use of Facebook, Twitter and texting. His article in this month's Details magazine includes tips that we would like to see everyone adopt, such as:

"2. Don't give me constant updates of where you are eating or shopping. The only person who cares about that is your stalker, and the real joy for him is the hunt."

Also, "10. Let's take it easy on the hashtags, folks. It's fun to build on others' ideas, but the long-hashtag-as-a-punchline needs to be well thought out. And, BTW, capitalize the first letter of each new word. #AmIRightLadiesWhoAmIKiddingNoOneWillReadThisArticleImSoDesperatelyAloneWhatShouldITweetNext"

Kroll has also integrated this expertise into his stand-up material. His first DVD, "Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool", will come out on September 13th and includes this terrific bit from his Comedy Central special on award-worthy texting.
Nick Kroll - The Texties
Nick KrollComediansStand-Up

Judge John Hodgman Episode 27: The Friendship Inquest


Friends Adam and Will have a dispute about social networking. Is it Adam's responsibility as a young adult to get with the program and join the online social networking world, or is Will pushing his own life choices on his friend?

Embeddable Audio Player Code (Copy and Paste)
Syndicate content