Unformatted text preview: invitation through Facebook is perceived as a societal interaction. Although personal websites offer individuals the chance for more frequent interactions, the value of that interaction has diminished. In addition, interactions on the Internet allows for anonymity. Anonymous blog comments, video pranks, and lightweight criticism may seem trivial and harmless, but this widespread practice of fragmentary, impersonal communication has demeaned interpersonal interaction. Communication in the modern age is often experienced as a supernatural phenomenon, reducing the value of the individual, thus reducing expectations of what a person is or who they may become....
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- Fall '11
- Sociology, social realities, societal interactions, Facebook friend, Castell’s examples