Social media is in fact social
said that the Internet has made our society less social, because
people spend more time online and not with friends, has just been
current volcanic cloud creating havoc in Europe has also shown that
social media brings out the best in people. Facebook groups like
Carpool Europe and Twitter hash tags like #GetMeHome
have become extremely popular. More important, requests for help
have been answered by large amounts of people, offering a ride to
whoever needs to go into the same direction. Although this kind
of actions would have been much more difficult to realize before
we had Internet, it is still amazing how many people offer to help
others for free.
It gets even better, with people living around airports to offer
a place for the night. These days there is so much news of crime
and violence that it is not a small step to invite unknown people
into your house for the night. Maybe Internet will bring us closer
together than ever before.
you have another experience where social media made people behave
more social, or the opposite, then please let us know!