Social media

I agree with this article:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9465244.stm

as there are obvious dangers of posting your entire life online. However, I would stay away for an entirely more mundande reason; most of it is just utter junk. Imagine a scanrio where the world falls back in to the dark ages and nobody could rescue the twitter, facebook servers etc. What would we lose? Probably nothing much; it would have the polar opposite effect to the destruction/ loss of the Library of Alexandria. How important can hundreds of millions of bits of text saying “just got back from the pub” be?

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