Emergence of social media platforms as cornerstone of online world
group or a community of something you follow, it would mostly be a waste of time that you could have spent finding other useful information about that same topic on your own.”
With all the confidence in the world, he does not feel left out or missing anything. “If it’s about news, the mobile is full of apps with trusted sources that could fetch you the breaking news. If it’s about important topics of discussions in any field, just follow up the specialized websites and forums dedicated to that field.” It is truly interesting to be confronted with such an opinionated voice against something you have been taking for granted.
While one cannot deny the positive outcomes of social media, it is also hard to dismiss the fact that there is a lot of noise on these platforms. I could not convince him to accept social media and he could not convince me to give it up, but I truly believe that we are both right in a way; the secret of having a good social media presence is in striking a balance between too much usage and none of it at all.