There’s no denying that social media is part of almost every teen’s life. They live for likes. Just pay attention to how many times they change their Facebook profile picture, looking for yet another “thumbs up” or comment. It validates them.
On this documentary, “Generation Like”, journalist Douglas Rushkoff delves deep into the “culture of likes”, talks to several teens who “made it” online, and paints a vivid picture of this reality.
Here’s an excerpt:
It’s worth watching the whole documentary. You’ll get a clear image of how pervasive social media is today, and gives you food for thought about the not so good aspects of it.
Here’s the link to the whole documentary (can’t be embedded)
Frontline – Generation Like
(via Mitch Joel)