I refuse to leave my bed until I’ve checked Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If I have enough time, I’ll see what’s new on Pinterest. Using my phone as my alarm clock means it’s in my hand from the second I wake up pretty much until the moment I fall asleep. When it’s not in my hand, my computer mouse or a cup of tea is as I manage EmptyLemon’s social media accounts.
Almost every smartphone user has made room in their lives for a social media. Instead of just enjoying a sunset, we choose to snap a photo of it, enhance its beauty with a filter and share it with the world. #sunset.
Snapping a public transport selfie or tweeting a popstar with your brutally honest opinion of their latest performance is not uncommon, but after reading an article on how to recreate the effects of an Instagram filter with makeup I thought has it gone a step too far? Social media is becoming a way of life rather than just a part of it. So I set out to find other examples of social media’s influence in day to day life. Read Article »