I’ve often thought that social media is very … well … self-centered.
Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think I’m exempted in any way. My Tweets, Facebook updates, Instagram’s, etc … are usually centered around one thing and one thing only: Me.
I had a friend ask once, “Tell me something that will compel me to use Twitter.” I thought it was an interesting question, as he tweeted plenty, but never retweeted or replied to others. To him, Twitter was one dimensional and he wasn’t compelled enough by what others had to say. It was all about him.
That’s a very small snapshot of what’s going on with social networking/media in general.
Here’s a closer look at the general masses:
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Has social media made us more self-centered? Or is it simply a reflection of our sinful nature?
As I write this post on my ‘i’ Mac.
[via Psychology Degree | HT: Everyday Theology]