The 2021 Porchlight Business Book Awards longlist is here!

ChangeThis

Social Media and Social Outcasts

September 05, 2007

Share Download

Here, Dave Platter warns of the dangers of the constant connectivity that social media demands. He presents a subtle argument that whatever self-image we create for ourselves as a result of our web popularity is ephemeral. He encourages us to not rely too heavily on how many emails we receive to determine our self-worth. Instead, to disconnect is to remind ourselves that we are present, human, of the physical world. It is a lesson worth remembering.

We have updated our privacy policy. Click here to read our full policy.