Social media-induced angst is happening with increasing frequency. Just as businesses and brands use social media to interact with their target audience and monitor consumer interest, people are using social media to gauge how their friends and acquaintances feel about them.
I want to live the life I have on Facebook. That girl has her sh*t together. Her profile photo reveals casually perfected makeup. Her background picture shows a world-traveler, a carefree woman staring into the sunset.
Who is "LIKE?" Does the person behind each "LIKE" have the power to make us feel any certain way about ourselves?
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When I stumble, there are so many virtual hands to catch me. People come together from all parts of my life to shield me, not from sadness or pain, but from ever feeling that I am going through this alone.
A quick pat-on-the-back on Facebook might seem insignificant since everyone does it. But the "I" holds subtle power and can negatively impact how people view us.
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If you were ever having a weak moment and wanted to be more beautiful, less fat, more educated or stalked the girl you got dumped for and then searched for any related content, you can suddenly get inundated with ads exploiting your darkest hour and your day could end feeling like you just got gang-raped by the cyber gods.
Whether you like it or not (weak pun intended), every click you make online, every purchase, every article you read, says something about you. And with the rise of targeted advertising, that information is increasingly convertible into dollars.