Should facebook be called fakebook?

This picture is the visible tip of the iceberg of what goes on in self-promotion/sharing/network sites like facebook and LinkedIn.

One of the most interesting aspects of the cultural movement of what Stephen Walker of headmint calls “selfing” is the data people provide. How much of it is authentic and how much projection of the stories we want to be living?

We’ll never know but makes for interesting conversation about the stories we live and the stories that we want to live.

"Should facebook be called fakebook?" by dcadmin
Posted in The Stories We Live By on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011