Monday, February 22, 2016

Social Media as New Compeition Clearing House for Popularity as Commodity

And if that doesn't scare you haven't bothered to read any articles like the one linked to here. Elevating popularity as a new form of commodity is bad enough, but then being surprised that our children might then whole heartedly embrace "sex sells" to achieve market success? Seriously?

In the electrified world of the commercial info sphere, everywhere is market, and everything is commodity. This is but just one more aspect of how electrified Capitalism is making us insane.

Please read Ms Sales article, and if you can, her book as well.

American Girls. How Social Media is Disrupting the Lives of Teenagers -- By Nancy Jo Sales