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The Social Experiment - Kind a failing

It so happens that things which are of our aid actually become things we swear by.  
Take for example FaceBook , as a platform.If was initially started as a replacement for hi5 , Orkut of the worlds with a much better interface and a host of features which are more of an engagement  . 
The whole idea was to be in touch , in our busy lives and share moments which define us.
The idea was never to replace a personal conversation, a birthday greeting via a phone or in person or for that matter a break-up publicly by unfriending / blocking someone.
I am amazed to see myself that we have actually made platforms like these valued more than individuals,emotions or the world in general.

Pictures are shared not with a purpose to capture a moment but to see which one can make a cut and cross and have more number of likes.A new born baby on a hospital bed suddenly is on a platform like this with people pouring in with comments and likes.A long good friendship is suddenly cut short because one persons …