I’ve had a meebo widget running for about a year and a half now, and for the most part, it is an incredibly useful tool.   The widget is wonderful because you can embed it in a variety of places.   Like here, or here, or here, or here.   For virtual reference, the meebo widget is a very effective tool for students and patrons to reach a librarian.   However, you may have the occasional patron who stops by your site and goes nuts for some reason or another.   I suppose the concept of anonymity can be misused and may even be empowering to some. I just got back from my lunch-time workout and found the following:


I apologize if   the language   this person used offends you.   Honestly, it offended and angered me, but writing this post has helped me feel a little better.   I felt that I should share this so that others could see that with advances in technology, you sometimes have to take the good and the bad.   I pray that this person has gotten this out of his system, and now will only spread joy to those around him for the rest of the day.