Facebook's growing pains: there's my friends, and then my real friends... - Tech Digest
Stuart Dredge writes... What defines a Facebook friend? When I first joined up, it was easy: my first few friends were, well, friends. People I hang out with in the real world, when I'm not geeking out in front of a computer. It didn't take long to decide that this was a neater way to all stay in touch digitally than our previous method (Yahoo Groups, since you ask).