A meditation on Social Networking…
…The “Invite Friends” option has a curious effect on me. Do I invite everyone I know? Do I just click on Doug or Josie or Ewan or someone I know who might just remotely be interested in me? Or do I just lurk & draw down their feeds?
This unlocks 2 deep psychological issues. One, a fear that I won’t make any new friends (i.e. my real friends won’t become my part of my online network) and two, that the cool kids (e.g. Doug, Josie…you know who you are!) won’t want to be friends with me!
Do I need 100+ friends? Or can I get by with the dedicated 1 or 2 who poke me back on Facebook?
BTW – I’m well aware that right now, like many bloggers, I’m probably talking to myself!