Whether you realize it or acknowledge it, we’re living in a world that is based on social media approval. Every day, people wake up and look at their Twitter and Instagram to either put up fake facades of themselves online or merely do it for attention.
Hamish Stephenson talked to some people about the phenomenon kids are growing up in, to explore whether followers or likes even mean anything in real life or if it’s merely a virtual world that gets importance simply based off perception. Counter Culture: The Curse of Online Status gets different opinions about how the people behind the broadband connection may turn their personalities into careers, how the platforms can be beneficial and if ‘going viral’ is the new way to be heard.
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