Social networking has had a huge impact on how we communicate and interact — but some people refuse to get caught up in the trend.
1: I have privacy concerns
2: Ownership of content is unclear
According to a New York judge, however, Twitter owns your Tweets.
3: It’s too impersonal
4: I want to minimize online gaffes
5: I want to minimize data points for possible data mining
6: I don’t subscribe to social fads
7: I don’t like being pressured to join
8: I don’t need the abuse
9: It’s more work
The bottom line…
…is that it’s just not me (#10). Some of us prefer to keep ourselves to our self. I have heard about certain sites that cater to the courtship rituals of modern Homo sapiens, but every day that goes by I become less modern than the day before. ....
According to an analysis of tweets by Pear Analytics, 40% of all tweets are pointless babble.
I have better ways to atrophy my brain, better ways to slowly turn my gray matter into mush. Is it possible that we will prefer communicating via machine rather than one on one? Personal social interaction could become a lost art. And it would be a shame for humanity to become so impersonal.