Friday, January 23, 2015

Facebook Phenomenon

"perfect" lives posted
for comparison
instant inferiority






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14 comments:

  1. I wonder how many count on FB for acclamation. I have a student studying social media, Bridget, will share this with her! Love this!

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    1. I think too many, Linda! I'd love to hear how your student liked the poem. Thank you! =)

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  2. Ain't it the truth! Drives me crazy. Great poem, B!

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    1. Thank you, Jama! Yes, I confess to a bout of inferiority or two (hundred)... I recently deactivated my account and I feel much better. =)

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    1. Thank you, Brenda, I'm so glad I am not alone. =)

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  4. Oh I love this. t made me both giggle and groan in agreement. Clever.

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    1. Thank you, Sally! I'm in good company! =)

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  5. Oh yes, exactly. I try to turn it off when I notice I'm feeling that way.

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    1. Thank you, Liz! Unfortunately the feelings lingered after I turned it off that recently I ended up deactivating my account to gain this perspective. =)

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  6. It seems like you boiled some sociological studies about Facebook down to their essence, Bridget!

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    1. Thanks, Tabatha! It is amazing the changes in society in such a short time because of social media. =)

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