Lindsey Berger is in love with love — and is passionate about helping lonely singles find a match.
Even in college, the Long Island-based lawyer would host mixers where she required each invitee to bring three new friends to better assist in setting up her single pals.
Among the alumnae Facebook groups, which are open to students when they graduate, all groups offer the option to submit anonymously through the group’s moderators, along with the option to submit with their username attached.
Orchid, which serves as a place to discuss dating and body issues, is an example of one of those groups.
Linda Hower Bates ’96 serves as the co-moderator for multiple Wellesley Alumnae groups, all of which allow for anonymous submissions.
“In your 20s, it’s easy to have a huge social circle of co-workers, former classmates and friends of friends.
Facebook shut down an anonymous online group for employees in late 2016 after it was increasingly used to talk about Donald Trump and other US presidential candidates.
While initially pitched in 2015 as a way for employees to voice their concerns, the nature of the group became more political around last year’s election.
An online discussion group inside Facebook in which employees talked anonymously turned ugly and was ultimately shut down last year after the divisiveness of the US presidential election transformed the forum into a hub for political comments that alarmed management, according to several people familiar with the matter.
The internal group, named Facebook Anon, was created in May 2015 as a way for employees to freely share concerns and opinions about the workplace.