There are plenty of discernible benefits to being a social network user, but The New York Times is exploring some of the pitfalls this month. Last week, it reported how privacy concerns and a sense of social disconnection are driving some individuals away from Facebook, and this time, the paper's exploring how virtual groups can eliminate the traditional sense of nostalgia that accompanies a high school reunion. Why would you be excited to see your former classmates, the author posits, when you can keep up with them every day? Read the opinions of a variety of individuals at our source link.
Will social networks kill the high school reunion?
Will social networks kill the high school reunion?/
Social networks may be reducing the sense of nostalgia that typically accompanies a high school reunion, making them less important.