Is Social Media Destroying Society? Former Facebook Exec Says 'Yes'

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  1. sooperhooper

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    Here we go again
     
  2. peteweezy

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    With what?
     
  3. dcallamerican

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    The, "Is NT Social Media" convo
     
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  4. PLVN

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    Are message boards social?

    Are message boards a form of media?

    Of course NT is social media
     
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  5. peteweezy

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    I agree but if others don't see it that way okay they can have that pov too.
     
  6. dcallamerican

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    He doesn't understand how to live amongst those with differing opinions.

    Ignore him
     
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  7. adobecs4

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    :rofl:
     
  8. sooperhooper

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    This might be my favorite thread at the moment, let's not clutter it with this discussion again. Even in it means making a separate thread about it.
     
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  9. sharpshooter718

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    This is waaay different from social media... yeah its message based but anonymity is optional and the instant gratification of a like or whatever isn't giving out here...

    Social media is getting repetitive and useless. I'm debating on logging out of my twitter for good. I started deleting random IG broads from my feed cause 9.9/10 are too gassed to ever reply and the filter makeup game got en thinking they're hotter than they are in real life... dudes flossing or uploading every single purchase they make is simple ****. This dude I know who been tricking his whole life always showing off where he eats... some of it be looking good, but nobody gives a **** about your basic brunch bruh...
     
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  10. PLVN

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  11. blastercombo

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    Again, social media is what you make it.
     
  12. kingjay718

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    Its definitely what you make of it.

    I deleted Twitter in 2011 and Facebook last year and I don’t miss it at all. It was just time being wasted on my part.

    IG is next.

    But yeah social media has made a lot of people dumb with poor social skills.
     
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  14. hand2handking

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    This Is The Real Problem With Constantly Posting About Your Kids Online
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    https://www.sciencealert.com/the-re...s-sharing-their-child-s-lives-on-social-media

     
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    Suicide Instructions Spliced Into Kids’ Cartoons on YouTube and YouTube Kids
    “Sideways for attention. Longways for results,” a man says in the middle of a cartoon.

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    https://arstechnica.com/science/201...nclude-tips-for-committing-suicide-docs-warn/

     
  16. 6 Rings G.O.A.T.

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    Sad.
     
  17. sooperhooper

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    Social media just reinforces how selfish society is becoming, yet we wonder why we lack camaraderie. It's like nobody really gives a eff about anybody because you basically can't afford to.
     
  18. fac3 tak30v312

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    It already has...
    Too many nutjobs running around trying to shape society into Gattaca now
    They used Instagram, YouTube and other streaming sites to create a 24/7 always under surveillance society.
    Now they attempting to get rid of all members of society that doesn’t have perfectly symmetrical features, through the LGBT community
     
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  19. sooperhooper

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    A girl i used to kick it with is trying to get her bonnet/wig business going and she's obsessed with the social media aspect. Her ig ain't really poppin, and she was all hype, showing me some other girl's modeling ig 'ooh look, she doesn't have a lot of followers but she gets 500 likes per picture! I wonder how I can get that many likes?" Seeing how obsessed she was was a combination of fascinating yet sad.

    It's like this sad competition, almost like a lottery. A few years ago, it was a lot easier to "hit' but now, there are sooo many people that it just seems pointless.

    I can only imagine how frustrated the 'ig models' get. You'll have one that's fine and posts pics basically naked and have 3k followers, then another girl that's just as fine and just as naked with 3M followers. I don't get it.

    My boy is getting an app started and he was telling me about the number of interactions necessarry to build a following. Basically comment on 100 random people's photos per day. if you get 25 follows out of that, then that's a win. Or something like that. It's a world that I have no interest in delving in.

    I love when a celeb doesn't have a big social media presence.
     
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    Been working in soc services for a minute and one thing I realized is black folks aren’t anti family as media portrays. They love hard and show empathy way more than other ethnic groups.
     
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    Social media is atrophying people’s actual social skills.
     
  23. All Ready

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    most of the leaders in tech don’t let their kids use social media and certain tech

    they look at it like cigarettes
     
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  24. JRaW’d

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    ^that says A LOT about the effects these outlets have on kids.
     
  25. numbah1grimey

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    Adults are worse on social than kids... stop making it so one sided.