At times, social media can be hard to love, and it’s particularly cool to dislike Facebook. It’s loud and boisterous, and constantly reminds us of how annoying and boring many of our friends are, but can we do without it? Could you go back to the days of remembering birthdays, arranging a night out through a series of texts and phone calls, and not realising your friends had had children until you saw them pushing a pram through the park?
Interestingly, while liking Facebook might be unfashionable, ‘liking’ it doesn’t seem to be. At the time of writing, more than 164 million people ‘like’ Facebook’s Facebook page. As well as highlighting the ongoing popularity of Mark Zuckerberg’s social media site, it perhaps also illustrates how readily people will interact with (more…)