“Michael Richardson provides this possible definition: ‘Culture is simply what human beings produce and the means by which we preserve what we have produced.’” Under this definition of culture Facebook is a self making machine. As it is both produced by humans and at the same time preserving what we produce, including the production of ourselves. Culture can be seen through physical realms of music and art, social i...
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...eir best foot forward like a social media profile.
This new wave of communication has already had a massive impact on society. We are now able to connect with people all over the world with and ease that hardly makes us think twice about what we are saying. Facebook can help us connect to family and friends which can help those of us out of our normal community feel secure. We can also use social media as a platform to hurt people. There is no lack interaction to be found on Facebook. Physical cues such as facial expression play such a large role on our psyche that when we remove these expressions from our communication we loose the humanistic approach to communication. Looking at Facebook from a cultural perspective we do not see the most honest reflection of society, however we do see many cultures and different types of people interacting somewhat successfully.
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