People tend to post happy things on Social Media, or they try to put humorous spins on the bad things. I do that. Do you too? Guilty? 🙂
Most importantly, Democracy is now not only infrequently exercised at the ballot box, but is lived and experienced online on a day to day basis? Democratic bodies are typically elected in periods of three to five years, yet citizen opinions seems to fluctuate daily and sometimes these mood swings grow to enormous proportions.
What’s serious topic again is, Some people have been known to try the stalking technique on people they’re interested in but can’t or won’t send a friend request to. Of course, to see the most information on many profile pages, you have to be a friend, so they create fake profiles of alluring-looking strangers. FYI, Stalking leads to variety of severe crimes. And, This is probably what nowadays parents worry about the most when they find out you have a Social Media. And you do know pedophiles are everywhere? Right?
Being bullied in real life is bad enough, but bullying can actually get worse when people are doing it on Social Media. Incredible FAILs have come from oversharing. They can make for funny stories, but not if you’re personally involved. People have lost friendships, jobs, relationships, cell phone privileges, etc. because of oversharing.
The important thing about any social media is to remember, it’s supposed to be fun. Nothing is worthy of negative emotions. Everyone’s carrying the same burden, the same woes one way or another. We have more in common than we know. Agreed? 🙂