Sunday, July 15, 2012

Social Networking

We are all social creatures.  Some of us more so than others.  It is even apperant it in the animal world.  A perfect example would be birds.  I have a fascination with them, especially on telephone lines.  I often take pictures of them while at a stop light on my way to work.  I think they are a fine example of an ORIGINAL social network!  There are so many social networking platforms these days.  I can hardly remember what life was like before they existed.  Here are 5 things I vaguely  remember:
1) My phone was actually used to CALL friends and family
2) My evenings were spent reading books or watching TV for entertainment.
3) Time spent in front of a computer was only at work.
4) I never "stalked" anyone.
5)  I read the paper in the morning.


1) My phone is a device to connect me to all my social networking sites. (If you are lucky, I may answer the phone.)
2) My evenings are spent reading blogs, taking internet classes, editing photos or cruising my Facebook feeds (heaven forbid I lose internet connection!).
3) When I get home from work, I can't wait to get on my computer or Ipad to wind down at night!
4) I am now an official FB stalker (can't even believe I admit to this).
5) I check my "phone" first thing in the morning for Instagram, FB and Pintrest updates.  Caffine has moved second to my social networking habits.

How has social networking changed your life? 


Radish said...

Lorraine, I love your photography. You have a very nice over all look to your blog. About the social nettworking. I am not sure I am into it. I am doing for our class, to really give it a go, but I am feeling that it is taking up a lot of time. I am doing it to connect here in the group, but it could consume me.

Barb said...

Hi Lorraine - I'm totally addicted and spend too much time on the computer - but I love it.

I love your photos!

Sharon said...

I love your social networking birds! And your honesty. I'm not there yet with all the phones and iPad stuff, but I love the computer with my coffee in the morning. Your blog and photos are wonderful.
I'm having a hard time finding the Behind the Scenes button. Can you direct me?