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Facebook entries more memorable than polished prose or human faces
They may be caring, angry, provocative, bawdy or just plain inane. But even when read by strangers, the brief entries we write on Facebook are more memorable than the polished prose of writing professionals. And these online quips have more staying power with readers than do the faces of people we encounter on our daily rounds, a new study finds.
By Melissa Healy
January 16, 2013