© 2024 Hawaiʻi Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Facebook Friends Aren't Your Real Friends


Good morning, I'm David Greene. So if we're Facebook friends, does that mean we're really friends? Well, not necessarily, according to a state appeals court in Florida that, yes, spent time and resources pondering this - the question whether a judge in Miami needed to recuse herself because a lawyer in the case was a friend on Facebook. The 10-page opinion said maybe friend acceptance one meant close friendship and affiliation but now the degree of intimacy varies greatly. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

More from Hawai‘i Public Radio