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Why Social Media is Shit

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Presentation from our techMAP London Meetup on 6th February. Speaker: Luke Tipping. Panellists: Paul Spiers, Charlotte Beckett and Lee Stacey.

Presentation from our techMAP London Meetup on 6th February. Speaker: Luke Tipping. Panellists: Paul Spiers, Charlotte Beckett and Lee Stacey.

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  • 1. WHY SOCIALMEDIA’S SHIT @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 2. THE BEST THING SINCE JESUS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 3. BUT @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 4. ‘We feelmoreinsecure,isolated andlonely thanever’. Source: The insecure American: How we got here and what we should do about it @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 5. ‘Americanssay theyhave fewerfriendsthan everbefore’. Source: Social isolation in America: Changes in core discussion networks over two decades @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 6. ‘We only have two close friends’. Source: The Guardian: Social networking aside how many close friends do you have? @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 7. WHY? @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 8. 1. EVERYBODY’S PRETENDING2. EVERYBODY’S ELSEWHERE3. EVERYBODY NEEDS TO BE ALONE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 9. 1. EVERYBODY’S PRETENDING @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 10. @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 11. THE ADVANTAGE OF SCREENS IS THAT THEY GIVE US SOMEWHERE TO HIDE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 12. ‘Wheneverthere is time towrite, edit anddelete there isroom forperformance’. Sherry Turkle, Alone Together @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 13. WE FEAR THE ECHOCHAMBER CREATED BYCOPY AND PASTE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 14. @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 15. @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 16. @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 17. ‘We’ve stoppedliving life atface value.Now we livelife atinterfacevalue’. Sherry Turkle, @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012   Alone Together
  • 18. WE SHOULD BE DOING MORE OF THIS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 19. AND LESS OF THIS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 20. 2. EVERYBODY’S ELSEWHERE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 21. NOBODY’SWHERETHEY ARE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 22. NOT EVEN AT WEDDINGS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 23. NOT EVEN WITH THEIR CHILDREN @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 24. ‘Technologylike iPhonesclose us offfrom ourecosystems.This is why wedon’t take careof nature.’ Juan Pablo Orrego, 180° South @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 25. IT’S NOT A NEW PROBLEM ‘In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.’ Albert Schweitzeer @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 26. BUT HERE AND NOW ISTHE MOST IMPORTANTPLACE ON EARTH‘One of my favoritemethods of findinghappiness andpreventing stress isliving in themoment’. John Maeda, Designer, Author, Scientist and Zen Philosopher @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 27. 3. EVERYBODY NEEDS TO BE ALONE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 28. THEREARETHREEAMAZINGBENEFITSOFSOLITUDE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 29. ATONEMENT TO SELF @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 30. INTENSIFICATION @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 31. DISINHIBITION @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 32. BUT IT’SALMOSTIMPOSSIBLETO BE ALONETHESE DAYS @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 33. SO WHATSHOULD WEALL DO? @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 34. @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 35. LOOK FORWARD TO THE PAST ‘A solution for a lot of the world’s problems may be to turn around and take a forward step.’ Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia founder @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 36. LIVE A LESSMEDIATED LIFE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012  
  • 37. MYSPACE @LukeTipping,  Feb  2012