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 …