The soul that perpetually overflows with kindness and sympathy will always be cheerful.-Parke Godwin
Do you ever get tired of technology? I do, or rather I get frustrated. Last week I had a problem with my Facebook fan page. This occurred right after Facebook switched all the accounts to the new format. It seems I could only post on it via my Etsy shop. When I tried to post directly on the page, it would give me security captcha words that no matter how many times I entered them, they always came up wrong. It took three attempts (with no answer by the way) before the issue was magically resolved. So what's with the automated response to contacting help that they don't answer "every" (?any) questions. If it is not on the forum or someone doesn't answer your posted question--you're out of luck? No wonder the stock isn't doing as amazingly as everyone thought it would.
Today, I went to write a blog post and I got a page that said my blog was removed. So I tried to sign into google which after a roundabout took me to a page that said they "detected suspicious activity" on my account and I needed to enter a code to verify myself. Since I do not have texting on my phone, I had to opt for the automated telephone call. After 3 tries and 45 minutes, no code was forthcoming. My daughter suggested I have the text sent to her phone. It came immediately, and entering the code, signing in, and changing my password...as you can see I can now post. If my daughter wasn't home & I had to wait for the phone code--if it ever came--I wonder how long it would have taken to repair this problem. So what was the suspicious activity? I have no idea, and there does not seem to be a way to find out.
I usually don't get crazy about things like this...but it seems all my technology is turning on me. Why do they have to change what works? Okay, deep breath. Rant over.
Thanks for listening.