- Posted May 18, 2012 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Living without Facebook?
Not On Facebook
I see many people using Facebook as a means to disseminate information about themselves with hundreds, or even thousands of other people. I have no desire to share what I am doing with that many people -- I see it as being very narcissistic, which it is definitively.
It also takes away from personal communication and results in a level of alienation from people when you spend all your time relating to them from behind a screen.
Don't take me as a Luddite -- I am as far from that as possible. I work in the technology industry, automating things. I just think some things are better with the personal touch, and that requires the sound of a voice or the presence of being with them -- not a written loudspeaker...