Social Media vs. Real Life

I’ve written about social media’s impact on those who feel that everyone else’s life is better than theirs because their social media timeline shows them so.  Although this topic is similar in nature, it’s actually the reverse.  Are you comfortable sharing your true personal life on social media?

I remember when Facebook started to become really popular.  On my timeline, most of my friends posted almost daily, sharing the ins and outs of their lives.  It was pretty awesome seeing my friends who now live in places I’d need to book a flight to visit instead of driving down the street.  I could watch their children grow through posted family pics.  I could praise their accomplishments.  I could even snoop into their personal lives even harder than they shared by clicking on their friends’ profile pictures and see what’s going on in their lives as well.  It’s all good fun for me.  Continue reading Social Media vs. Real Life