Social media is now as commonplace as milk and cereal for breakfast. For some people, scrolling through Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter is even more important than breakfast. Posting a status update while quickly chugging a cup of coffee before work is something almost all of use can relate to.
And for those of us who can't quite comprehend the intricacies of social media, there's always someone out there willing to explain it.
A columnist recently did her best to deconstruct modern social media woes using only some funny captions and illustrations from a very old book.
For some of us, social media is like breathing. We gotta do it.
Yeah, we know it's kind of a time suck.it's a lot. It can become a bit of a black hole, slowly stealing away your day, minutes at a time. But it's also a good distraction from things like waiting for the tea kettle to boil or standing in long lines at the grocery store.
It definitely has its silver lining though.
Not to mention, having a bunch of different social channels can help us stay organized. Sort of.
Though it can be a little bit of a free-for-all.
One columnist did her best to explain this odd online culture we all participate in.
via: TwitterDawn Foster is a writer for The Guardian in the UK. After spending tons of time on social media, she knows it's a mixed bag and has her own insights when it comes to what she's observed. And she got some help thanks to a lucky literature find she recently shared on Twitter. She quickly turned what could've been a humdrum discovery into a generous gift of hilarity.
Not sure what to post? Look to the literature that preceded you.
Tidying and mercifully found: my passports, my birth certificate, my degree certificates, dad's death certificate a… https://t.co/dhoxzxMIw3— Dawn Foster (@Dawn Foster)1507573880.0
If you're going to holler at someone directly, go about it the right way.
When I'm in the group DM discussing the ongoing beef https://t.co/RAkz0GsQK6— Dawn Foster (@Dawn Foster)1507574309.0
Sometimes people throw a lot of shade on social media.
When I catch you subtweeting https://t.co/hAvkKfbNii— Dawn Foster (@Dawn Foster)1507574205.0
Occasionally, you have to grab the goods and go.
When you mute everyone and run away from a spicy take https://t.co/0zUJmk5qZp— Dawn Foster (@Dawn Foster)1507574445.0
Most followers could relate to what Foster laid out.
@DawnHFoster Me arriving 50 minutes late with a pointlessly inane comment that I wrongly imagine is funny https://t.co/4iSmM7LOpN— SheddyEuropian (@SheddyEuropian)1507576983.0