Is it good to be liked by everyone online?

Communications & Marketing , Culture, Philosophy, and Humanity , Human Futures and AI , Internet of Things , Updates

To have something liked online is not as great as having something actually liked. It doesn’t even necessarily mean someone enjoyed it — it might simply mean, “Got it,” or more wanly, “This provoked some kind of feeling, however minor.”

Will it become so common to be “liked” online that the elusive few not participating in social media will be more revered? I could see this being the case. Especially as we are entering the always-on society where “offline is the new luxury”.

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Gerd Leonhard

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