A) She could update her family any time she liked.
B) She could call up her family whenever she liked
C) She could locate her friends wherever they were.
D) She could download as many pictures as she liked.
A) She liked to inform her friends about her success.
B) She enjoyed reading her friends' status updates.
C) She felt quite popular among them.
D) She felt she was a teenager again.
A) She could barely respond to all her 500 Facebook friends.
B) She spent more time updating her friends than her family.
C) She could barely balance Facebook updates and her work.
D) She didn't seem to be doing as well as her Facebook friends.
1. Status update：状态更新
2. Time zone：时区
Catherine loved Facebook. With Facebook she could stay __1__with her family no matter how far away they were. She could see their photos and read their__2__. With Facebook she could keep her relatives up to date on what she was doing. Another thing Catherine loved about Facebook was that she didn't have to think about __3__when updating family. Whenever she called her parents or other relatives, she always had to think about the time difference so that she wouldn't __4__or call when she knew they were in church. Facebook was so__5__.
When Catherine joined Facebook, some of her classmates at high school started to add her as a friend. At first, this didn't __6__her. She loved learning about the success of people she knew when she was just a__7__. She loved finding out people were getting married, having babies and traveling.
Soon, however, Catherine found herself __8__the people she was reading about on Facebook. It began to make her feel bad that some people seemed to be doing so much better than she was. She was also spending a lot of time on Facebook. It took a lot of time and energy to __9__everyone's status updates. Catherine started to think. She looked at the list of over 500 friends she had on Facebook and realized some of them were not really friends at all.
2. status updates
3. time zones
4. wake someone up
8. comparing herself with
9. keep up with