Re: [NTO] Paul McFedries
- Facebook, Twitter and many other 'social' sites are simply ways to
program the masses, and to make money off ads.
People get addicted to that stuff waiting the next on-line game,
texting, posting nonsense.
it is a time filler and not very productive unless you are a trendy
advertiser. It invades the entire life of those into it.
I have accounts on both but I only use them to keep contact with my
genealogical extended family.
I do post photographs at Flickr. but that at least is WORK I have done,
not just stuff passed around.
- jeff wrote:
> People get addictedI fully agree. I used to be a menber for a short time, as some in my
> It invades the entire life of those into it.
> I only use them to keep contact with my
> genealogical extended family.
family don't do blogs and sometimes post interesting accounts and
pictures there but I cancelled it - the drawbacks far outweighed all the
I see similarities in other things. My daughter had a mobile phone when
in first grade of primary school, a basic one to make calls with. She
never had a gameboy or playstation, at least not from me or with my
consent. My nephew, who is a successful professor, gave his daughter an
Iphone at about the same age but forbade her to use the phone. How silly