Social Media: Connections or Aloneness?
January 29, 2011 § 3 Comments
Reading about “social media” continues to fascinate many of us, as has all internet communications for many years now.
Here is a report in “Slate” which also mentions a new book by Sherry Turkle, one of the first pioneers in all this study of using the internet and effects of it all:
Do you agree with the article? We think it raises quite a few good points. Seriously.
At the same time, the internet, social media, and whatever the next popular cyberspace entities are going to be, it’s here to stay. As we say in different places, life is all about communications and relationships, so we’ll continue reading. AND –
For deaf and people with hearing loss – we suggest a very important exception to the general findings in the research – how it brings us more information, more communication using TEXT of course – vital for millions of us. Research on this? Comments?