Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Digital Amnesia

"To judge by their posts on Facebook, they are having the time of their lives. But almost two-thirds of social-media users lie to ‘airbrush reality’ and make their lives seem more interesting than they are, according to a revealing new survey. 
The findings have led psychologists to warn that some may succumb to ‘digital amnesia’, believing their own versions of events and forgetting what really happened.
By lying on sites such as Facebook and Twitter, users may ‘rewrite’ their memories. Nearly half of respondents claimed to feel paranoia, sadness and shame as a result of not being able to live up to their online image." (sursa aici).
Și un scurt video (l-am mai postat prin vară, dar se potrivește în context):