Lent

  • Would you give up Facebook (or the iPhone) for Lent?

    Would you give up Facebook (or the iPhone) for Lent?

    We're right in the middle of Lent, a time for certain followers of certain religious beliefs to give something up for the greater good. And more power to 'em, I say. What's interesting to us here is: would you consider giving up something like Facebook (that's for the TechCrunch crowd) or, say, Xbox 360 or your iPhone (for the CrunchGear guys)? Several Fordham University students have indeed… Read More

  • Today's religious teens forgo social networking for Lent

    [photopress:god.jpg,full,center] Do you know what I gave up for Lent? Nothing, I’m not religious. But kids these days, I tell you! Do you know what they’re giving up for Lent? MySpace. And Facebook. In this modern, connected world of Social Networking, that’s quite a fast indeed. Sites like Facebook and MySpace can be quite addictive, and I can only imagine the anguish these poor… Read More