Last week I spent a fair amount of time talking about the ideas of privacy and authenticity and the idea of what it actually means to live “publicly.” And by that I mean whether you have 100 facebook friends or 10,000 twitter followers, with new media we all live a bit in the public eye.
Today I’m calling for a linkup. Link up your most recent, your best, or your most honest post about social media and about how you feel about it. It can be an old post or a brand new one. It’s totally open.
And then when you’ve linked up, follow a few links, leave a few comments on others’ posts and hopefully we
Here are mine from last week:
A Call For Privacy on A Deeper Story
The Pressure of Living Publicly on SarahMarkley.com
Here are some questions to get you thinking:
What are we going to do about social media exhaustion? Are we going to shut down our Facebook accounts? Our blogs? Are we going to take fasts from the computer or twitter? Are we going to write mission statements or keep “office hours?”
How do we respond with grace to those people who over share? What does authenticity mean to you? How does authenticity intersect with privacy? Is it okay to be a “private” person in 2012?
How has being present on social media caused you to MISS the real-time life that is happening right now? Have you missed special moments because you were on your phone or computer?