The Washington Post published a human interest story yesterday about a mother, the birth of her baby, and her family and friend's reactions as she became ill. Told primarily through screenshots of Facebook status updates and wall posts, the article begs the question of whether or not the use of quotes through visuals instead of … Continue reading A Facebook story: gimmick or necessary?
John Tierney wrote this column over at the Times today, in their Happiness section: "Will You Be E-Mailing This Column? It's Awesome." Seeing as how I make a daily habit out of posting links on Facebook and here, I feel like I'd be remiss if I didn't post my thoughts on this one as well. … Continue reading On Social Media and News-Sharing Online