I’m sure some, if not all, of this has been said before. Social media is so pervasive today that those of us who are serious about it don’t much think about what we’re doing online. And our counterparts get worked up over computers taking the humanity out of relationships.
I beg to differ.
There’s a real-world meme that sporadically spills onto Facebook and other places, where some lonely person gets upset that no one bothers to call them anymore and all they get are wall posts or emails. They get all worked up over the fact that people are taking the time to communicate with them. Or at least try and communicate with them.
But I’ve found that social media connects us better with each other. It connects us with people we may never have had a chance of interacting with in the course of normal society. ¶ Read More…