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  • Oct 24 - 2012

    Would Social Media lead to emotional blandness

    Social media penetration in Egypt is a staggering 68.21% from total online population (Facebook focused). People spend more time browsing their friend’s profiles than actually engaging in conversation or meeting with them face to face. As more and more time is spent in browsing the countless statuses updates shares and likes life becomes flat and with it flattens humanitarian feelings. Reflecting on personal experiences, news on Syria’s massacres and the sad loss of 100′s have become equal to news of new born and birthdays as the reaction on facebook for both negative and positive activities is “Like” and “Share”.