To adapt

One of the speakers in a summit I attended today mention:

Technology has changed how people interact with each other. In the past, people will exchange contact after met each other when they feel comfortable with each other. But nowadays, people meet online first, when they comfortable they will meet in real world.

Don’t you agree with that? What’s your thought?

  • There certainly seems to be a shift in social interaction. The problem is, that people are far more likely to say things they would never dare to in person and this can lead to trouble down the line. I would also question the ability of anyone to judge character while contact is only online or via a text message. The body language element or ‘gut feeling element’ is removed.

    • Yes, ready or not, the social interaction is changing. 
      Sometimes I feel easier to read their updates from social media sites like Facebook, to save time in catching up one by one. Especially some of them are overseas. 
      Another shift that I feel recently is, rather than expressing their emotion via emoticons, they would rather type out their feeling, for example #so-confuse-until-don’t-know-what-to-do. 

  • There certainly seems to be a shift in social interaction. The problem is, that people are far more likely to say things they would never dare to in person and this can lead to trouble down the line. I would also question the ability of anyone to judge character while contact is only online or via a text message. The body language element or ‘gut feeling element’ is removed.

    • Yes, ready or not, the social interaction is changing. 
      Sometimes I feel easier to read their updates from social media sites like Facebook, to save time in catching up one by one. Especially some of them are overseas. 
      Another shift that I feel recently is, rather than expressing their emotion via emoticons, they would rather type out their feeling, for example #so-confuse-until-don’t-know-what-to-do.