I Used To Love The Internet

Early Internet

I used to love the internet back in the days. It was the Wild West and open to all. Social media changed all that.

Opinions! I have opinions.

Opinions don’t work well on Facebook. Over there, puppy and kitten videos reign supreme. I could post puppy photos all day long, never post anything controversial, get tons of likes and still be frustrated about Facebook. Why? Because puppy photos, benign comments, and “Hang In There, Kitten” memes are a saccharine substitute for real connections between people, in my opinion. That’s the lie behind Facebook’s “connecting people” concept: It’s not really about connecting people; it’s …