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Trying to imagine life without social media

By Shane Joseph, published on Feb 3, 2013

I tried to recall life without social media. Wasn’t it just a few years ago when I walked around without a portable device strapped to my waist, a device willing to announce my every grunt, burp and fart to the external world, if I only let it?

Without social media, my concentration would improve, that much I am sure. I would not be constantly interrupting my daily chores to go check that infernal device for the latest chat or inspirational message. My self esteem would mature for I would not have those “likes” to prop me up but would have to “like” myself instead. I could spend many... (more)

Tags: facebook, life, social media, cities, blackberry, behavior, like, device, politician, twitter., always on, going back, klout

Lessons on Social Media From Two Guys on the Subway

By Shane Joseph, published on Dec 9, 2012

I overheard these two guys, Jim and Sam, talking on the subway.Jim: You’ve been on this social media kick for some time now. Is it working for you?Sam: Sure is, man. I’d be resenting talking to you right now if my iPad was getting a signal in this tunnel.Jim: I know, “Google it,” has killed asking a question and starting a conversation. The woman I last dated couldn’t keep her hands off her Blackberry. I finally got up and left midway during dinner and she didn’t even look up from her Facebook chat.Sam: That FB thing is a bit overrated, especially if you are trying to sell something. It’s like... (more)

Tags: facebook, media, social, like, jim, plagiarist, sam, subway, tree-hugger, twitter., diatribe

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