All is not well
December 2, 2010 § 1 Comment
The marketplace of attention that is Twitter. Favourites and cliques. Competition.
File this under: Used to be Fun, Now Increasingly Alienating
For those who aren’t aware of it, the lines “a long time ago we used to be friends….” are actually a quote from a song by The Dandy Warhols, a tune that was used as the opening theme for all three seasons of the now-defunct American television series “Veronica Mars”. But in these days of “being friended” or “asking to become a friend” they could take on a somewhat different meaning depending on context. In the context of “myspace” and similar sites, it’s dubious how many “friends” are really that.
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