Part of the attraction to Facebook, is the ability to peep into other people's lives.
A major fallacy of this generation is the fact that television has greatly enabled the concept of "Keeping up with the Jones's". There was a time when children played ball, played instruments and engaged in hobbies.
Rabbi Wachsman eloquently quoted the pundits who've labeled this generation as "click vegetables".
So I am crying no tears for the recent IPO of FB on the NASDAQ, and the subsequent falter of the stock down 20%.
As my Rosh Yeshiva once told me when I told him that I want to go to Eretz Yisroel to see the Gedolim there..."BECOME ONE YOURSELF!".
I'll leave it to my readers to decide if his Brocha came True.