An interesting thought on the distinction between online and on-planet socialization
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how many people the average person “knows” in the digital age. This post is not really so much an opinion as it is a question posed to everyone who makes use of social media, be that blogging, Facebook, Twitter, or the various other platforms out there. Do you think that we are more social or less social than we used to be thanks to technology?
What does the word social really mean? You can find plenty of definitions for it in the dictionary and plenty of different forms. The one we will use here comes from the Mirriam-Webster Dictionary. so•cial /adjective:
2. Marked by or passed in pleasant companionship with friends or associates. <An active social life>
I have met some of my very best friends (and Julian, sweet Englishman that he is) through blogging. I know these people now as “real people”…
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