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The Antisocial Nature Of ‘Liking’ Things

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Facebook 'Like' logo spray painted on a wall

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You can go ahead and Like it, or Fave it, or Star it or Heart it. Go ahead and click whatever dumb icon the software has left for you. But when you do that don’t mistake it for genuine sentiment. You aren’t expressing emotion, you’re clicking on something. You’re changing a setting, not the situation.

Mat Honan

Just something worth thinking about.

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