Are we really being more social?

Posted on 09/01/2013


“The social media deck is stacked in such a way as to make being ‘a self’ easier and more rewarding than being ‘a friend.’”

Whitney Erin Boesel, Social Media and the Devolution of Friendship: Full Essay (Pts I & II)

How we interact with friends has changed since Facebook. We can send short messages to hundreds of people without having personalise anything. And it’s easier than ever to send these messages. But does more communication to more people mean better friendships?

Take a look at Whitney’s essay and decide for yourself.