Who among us can escape the visage of social networking media? It has been the buzz of this generation. You can find it almost any where: malls, cell phones, advertising. No can can escape the inherent propensity to share a good or a bad event in one’s life. It is common sight at restaurants to see people using their phones, checking out their social life in the network, while waiting for their food. It gives rise to a growing disconnection in the real world.
Gone are the days of fun conversation, eye contact and the charm of personal communication. I do not know how long this growing disconnect will continue but I am more appalled with another growing trend. The use of social media to correct a perceived injustice. Let me point out that when a woman is falsely accused of shoplifting and when a Priest berates a young mother shall we just take a video, upload it to the social network instead of taking a more proactive stance like immediately lending a helping hand?
It can be argue that posting such in the social network is a sign either of the following: passive aggression, a coping mechanism or even to a extent neurotic tendencies coupled with massive amounts of amor propio.
Who among us can escape the visage of social networking media? Not you and certainly not me, excuse me while I post this on the blog.