Franchises are everywhere. Across Canada, franchises such as Tim Hortons and Subway exist in even the smallest hamlets. Many of these businesses do quite well for one simple reason: residents and tourists recognize the brands and choose them based on price and a consistent product; they know what to expect every time they visit a franchised business.
At first, Facebook was this great place to connect with friends; especially those friends I hadn’t seen in years. I was curious. What happened to that girl from high school I used to sit with in science class, together mockingly calling our teacher The Bald Eagle, thinking he wouldn’t pick up on what we meant? What about that guy I dated years ago; could I have a quick peek at his profile and then block him so he can’t find me?