As our culture moves faster and faster in search for more and more sterile ways of being human, I wonder if it's time we step away from the need to post, retweet, or like someone else on the electronic platform. I wonder if it's time we reach out for experiences without?
While fans mourn the recent loss of Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker, posting thoughtful tributes on Facebook and Twitter, social media after death has a dark side. These sites can be memorials for those who have passed away but also battlegrounds for those left behind.
Just when you thought you were all set to promote your book on your website, I'm writing to you about making your Facebook fan page shine. Spending ti...
The amount that we share online makes us more likely to feel like sharing widely is a normal thing, online and off. But the ease with which we publicize seemingly harmless bits of personal information online and off is often what scam artists rely upon when they go phishing.
Everybody is guilty of not being completely upfront and nobody on earth is pure unless they are either a newborn baby or an unconditionally removed person who lives out of society, in a place where the only thing that matters is love of nature, compassion and ultimate respect for all creatures.
With the electronic frontier evolving, online defamation has reared an ugliness that has ruined lives both emotionally and financially.
My Facebook pal Jeannie received the email several weeks ago. A close friend passed away and the service was taking place the following day. Jeannie thought about sending a sympathy card or paying her respects in person. There was just one small problem. "I wish I knew who I lost," she messaged me.
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Be aware and more careful of what you do and say online. If you don't want it printed in a headline for all to see, don't write it. Take time occasionally to remove previous posts, comments, photos, and likes. Better still, delete accounts for social networks you no longer use.
We ought to worry what the constant cognitive Mardi Gras of our über-connected/multitasking existence is doing to our social and intellectual health, to our decision making, and even literally to our safety.
Facebook can be seen as a digital scrapbook, a journal, a way to collect memories in an interactive way, and therefore, it is a modern-day narrative, a timeline to "make sense of what happened."
For almost the entirety of our existence as a species, Homo sapiens have evolved and lived in small groups of less than a couple of hundred people. Facebook just acted accordingly.
I came to a realization on Monday morning, after the Oscars: I don't think I have what it takes to be part of the two-screen world. Which, increasingly, is what we seem to be living in.
Beyond liking a page, photo, or post, the real power of social media lies with personal thoughts and stories that will inspire followers to go further than a retweet and invest in causes through donating or volunteering.
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Even if your breakup wasn't messy, and you walked away from one another on a somewhat amicable note (like in my case), it's probably not such a good idea to pry into your past paramour's present life.