Facebook : An Anti Social Network Essay

1283 Words Dec 7th, 2015 6 Pages
“Did you know the average person spends 4 years of his life looking down at his cell phone? Kind of ironic, ain 't it? How these touch-screens can make us lose touch. But it 's no wonder in a world filled with iMac’s, iPads and iPhones So many "i"’s, so many selfies, not enough "us" 's and "we"’s. See, technology has made us more selfish and separate than ever cause while it claims to connect us, connection has gotten no better and let me must express first. Mr. Zuckerberg, not to be rude but you should re-classify Facebook to what it is: An anti-social network. Cause while we may have big friend lists so many of us are friendless all alone, cause friendships and more broken than the screens on our very phones. We sit at home on our computers measuring self-worth by numbers of followers and likes. Ignoring those who actually love us.It seems we’d rather write an angry post than talk to someone who might actually hug us. Am I bugging? You tell me, cause I asked a friend the other day, "Let 's meet up face to face." and said, "Alright. What time you wanna Skype?" I responded with omg, srs, and then a bunch of smh 's. And realized what about me? Do I not have the patience to have conversation without abbreviation? This is the generation of media overstimulation. Chats have been reduced to snaps. The news is 140 characters. Videos are 6 seconds at high speed. You wonder why ADD is on the rise faster than 4G LTE. But, get a load of this, studies show the attention span of the…

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