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What has social Media done to us?

I am not a big fan of social media.

The misuse is so rampant.

Today I saw something that repulsed me past anything I have ever seen.

There was a terrorist shooting in London.

The camera's were rolling from some source. (Doesn't matter what source)

It showed a person laying on the ground and another person running up to them.

I expected the person to kneel down and help this person.

NO!  They took out a CELL PHONE and took a picture NEVER lending a hand.

 

If this is what social media has come to I want NOTHING to do with it!!!!!!!!!!

Comment balloon 11 commentsWilliam Feela • March 22 2017 07:00PM

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William Feela - I think this world is filled with many compassionate, caring, beautiful individuals that utilize social media and perhaps a few careless ones that do too.  One cannot place blame upon a particular media stream for the expressions of the users.  

Posted by Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com (Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty) about 1 month ago

Not a big fan of social media either, Bill. After reading this, I'm almost sorry I did. Really, how terrible.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor (RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC) about 1 month ago

Helping someone who is hurt certainly outweighs the need to publish a picture! Hopefully they were documenting the person who got hurt's injuries for a bigger purpose and not just wanting something morbid to post...

Posted by Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years (Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!) about 1 month ago

Bill,

I read this bit of news prior to our Noon Yoga class.  When social media arrived the doors of the asylum became wide open.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing (Napa Consultants) about 1 month ago

Good evening Bill,

It is I gotta be the first to show the sensationalism! Taken from our modern media!

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Nothnagle) about 1 month ago

You make a strong point, William!  I get a little tired of watching folks fly across the country to visit loved ones face to face, only to take out their cellphones and silently sit among family and friends, while they text those they left behind in the etherworld.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) about 1 month ago

Good morning William.  I saw the same thing, Humanity needs a wake up call.

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty AR LLC) about 1 month ago

Isn't there a law in our country that you must give aide if someone needs it? 

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 about 1 month ago

What a sad thing to see William.  I agree with you that social media has gone too far in many cases.

Posted by Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia (Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia) about 1 month ago

William

That just sick . . . .

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) about 1 month ago

Unfortunate Bill, I doubt that the world has got any worse, we just get a front row seat with all the cameras and media these days.

 

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