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Is Twitter making you STUPID?
Social networking sites are making it
hard for people to think for themselves

Daily Mail [UK], by Fiona Macrae

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/5/2014 5:03:27 AM

They have become a quick and easy way of learning about everything from world affairs to the affairs of friends. But Twitter and Facebook may be eroding our ability to think. Researchers believe speed, volume and ease with which information is shared through social networking sites may be making it more difficult for us to think analytically. They have become a quick and easy way of learning about everything from world affairs to the affairs of friends. But Twitter and Facebook may be eroding our ability to think. Researchers believe speed, volume and ease with which information is shared through social networking sites may

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wetenschapper, 2/5/2014 5:13:06 AM     (No. 9719916)

I tried Facebook for about a week. I hated it. It was as though uninvited strangers were coming into my living room, sitting down and talking endlessly about other strangers and topics in which I had no interest. Moreover, I soon learned what liberal twits several of my (now former) acquaintances were through their comments to others. I quickly disabled the account, and thought that was that. About two years later, however, the account mysteriously reactivated itself. This time, I found the "delete all data" button that FB keeps hidden in an obscure menu so that now, presumably, my FB account exists only in NSA archives.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: littleorby, 2/5/2014 6:17:40 AM     (No. 9719952)

NO!

Twitter only documents how stupid people are.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/5/2014 8:06:27 AM     (No. 9720071)

I think "social networking" is mindless and Twitter the worst.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: god of irony, 2/5/2014 8:08:46 AM     (No. 9720076)

#3 what do you think Lucianne.com is? The only difference between this site and twitter is the feeds are slower and the topics are more limited.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jir, 2/5/2014 9:19:42 AM     (No. 9720195)

Lucianne is #1 in my book. I enjoy Twitter. A lot of good info is shared there.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/5/2014 4:39:58 PM     (No. 9720895)

It´s in the plan...stupid people, stupid voters.

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