In the growing world of mobile technology, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter and new digital media platforms, we have unprecedented access to the lives of people around us. But has online media gone too far? Is this unlimited access good or bad? Huffington Post Tech Editor Bianca Bosker answers below:
Bosker, a technology lover who helped launch the The Huffington Post’s Tech section, understands there can be a “creepiness” factor online as we have endless access to personal information about each other. But she also thinks this information is helping us connect in new ways.
“We know more about each other than we ever did which is for better or for worse,” Bosker told genConnect. “One of the interesting things we’re seeing is the ability to sort of discover people in ways that we might not be able to without technology. One of the really big things everyone is excited about are apps that let you find people based on your social graph and you can see where they are around you. It gives you these super-human abilities and you can have encounters that otherwise would have been more serendipitous.”
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