This post can be found at my current blog here:
Sorry about the confusion, I was typig too fast to notice I put it on my old (no longer used) blog here.
Every so often I come across posts and declarations about particular social media platforms where people are laying down rules about how I will use a platform. They’re telling me how it’s going to be. I have never responded particularly well to such outbursts, mostly because I consider myself intelligent enough to think for myself, and consider someone blindly telling me what to do as a gesture that disrespects me as an individual… but when it comes to social media, it’s not just my attitude toward blindly following authority that’s the problem, it’s about something different.
I see social media as a social construct. Let me briefly explain what I mean there. ..