Social media has impacted most aspects of our lives – we now not only have our friends, family and professional colleagues available to us at the touch of a button on whatever device we are using; we also know a lot about the people were are connected to: what they do, where they do it, who they do it with. Much more then we ever did before social media sites made it so easy to share so much (often times too much) about ourselves with the people around us.
We are more likely to first read a news headline on Twitter or Facebook then we are a newspaper, media website or TV, and naturally so – where else but social media can we engage in conversation and debate over issues without leaving the comforts of wherever we are. Social media is where two great forces collide in real-time: information and our personal/professional lives. […]