Are social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook making us shallower?

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  1. Hawkers Bazaar profile image57
    Hawkers Bazaarposted 8 years ago

    Are social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook making us shallower?

  2. bettanywire profile image55
    bettanywireposted 8 years ago

    I don't think so, it depends the way use the social media.

  3. MPG Narratives profile image60
    MPG Narrativesposted 8 years ago

    Yes and no. Many people spend a lot of time online 'socialising' with friends but most still see those friends anyway. What makes some people shallow is when they want as many friends as possible without even knowing them. What's the point?

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    dracaslairposted 8 years ago

    no it's makeing me want to get my point across though

  5. Ruchira profile image65
    Ruchiraposted 8 years ago

    First of all this is a good question smile

    Secondly, it depends how we use it as...if to locate your old friends then definitely this has done wonders by relocating your old classmates and friends and we are now just a click away.

    But for those who tend to tell us about their whereabouts in a very minute level i.e where are they right now and with whom and sending pix via their smart phones...I feel they are not enjoying the moment with the company they have rather, than trying to network on a broader level and are concerned with the comments they are getting on their post on fb or twitter.

  6. BobbiRant profile image61
    BobbiRantposted 8 years ago

    I'm a firm believer technology makes us all dumber.  The reason no one reads 'real' books anymore or newspapers is because technology ruins our concentration so we are not real thinkers anymore.  Some of the junk I've seen that people deem as popular proves this on the web news. No one concentrates enough anymore to be a deep thinker.

  7. BobbiRant profile image61
    BobbiRantposted 8 years ago

    I don't know why this went up twice.  Gotta love messed up machines I suppose.

  8. passthejelly profile image76
    passthejellyposted 8 years ago

    Sadly, I believe so. People are willing to say much more hateful things  on social networking sites than in person.

  9. internett1t3 profile image56
    internett1t3posted 8 years ago

    In some cases technology makes people shallow or dumb but it depends on how they apply the technology, if they used it for good and wise then it is better and have good results.

 
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