Posts tagged 'Facebook'
By encouraging “hyper-sharing,” Facebook is making us “miserable” by:
- Creating a den of comparison.
- Fragmenting our time.
- Causing a decline of close relationships.
Juliet updates her relationship status, on Facebook, in the 16th century. Anyone who has read Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” knows Romeo wouldn’t have “liked” it, as is depicted here.
It’s no longer enough to post your relationship status on Facebook. Take it a step, more public. Wear it on your wrist.
"For all its valuation, [Facebook] is just another ad-supported site. Without an Earth-changing idea, it will collapse and take down the Web."
— From an article in the MIT Technology Review, by Michael Wolff. It may sound hyperbolic, but it may not be untrue.