COLLINS – Social media: positive influence or demonic scourge?

Amanda Todd took her own life after being cyberbullied.
Amanda Todd took her own life after being cyberbullied.

I AM NOT an expert in social media. There are those I work with who understand this better than I.

collins-colhedThe need to publish all our thoughts, all our emotions, all the details of our life, to a universe that is largely unfeeling, largely uncaring, and fraught with danger.

Social media, and there are many faces, have proven to be tremendous communication tools. The idea of instantly communicating information, even more quickly than dialing a phone number, has caught on with younger demographics in a way that no one foresaw, except perhaps the few who pushed forward the development of Facebook, Twitter, etc, because they saw what could be accomplished.

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