I was at an association meeting a few days ago where the topic was about Gen Y and how wonderful they are at connecting through social media. Like 24/7. Cool! I’m thinking that they are really avoiding conversations and texting snipets of thoughts that need to be dumbed down because there’s no time to fully explain. They’re avoiding emotional and, at times, messy interactions with “friends.” Sure enough, today (4/22/12) in the New York Times there’s a brilliant and thoughtful article that supports my concerns, plus …….. If nothing else read the first paragraph or so.
Please link to the Times article here: The Flight From Conversation
What do you think??