Zygmunt Bauman on Social Media

In the article linked below, Zygmunt Bauman discusses the difference between “community” and “networks” and the effects of social media. The video gives you a nice snippet, but the full interview is worth the read if you are interested in the cultural effects of social media. http://ow.ly/XxYqN

Five reasons why I am not leaving Facebook

By Michael Finch, Ph.D. ABD Millennials and Plurals (Gen Y and Gen Z) are trending away from the megalithic social network a.k.a. Facebook. Strangely, I think this is a negative thing. Facebook, with all of its faults, represents the most effective and comprehensive form of online communication that currently exists. Facebook is a tool that…