Showing posts from May, 2019

Influencers epidemic

You’d think at this very stage in our lives where our worlds are so connected through all forms of social media platforms made available, the world would be a closer knit community where friendships grow closer through daily interactions. Friends can choose to be accountable for each other through a simple message. Memories can be shared easily amongst families across Facebook. But personally, I feel the rise of the “social influencers culture” is making social media a disease. Everybody wants to be an influencer. Everybody is aiming for the X number of likes targets. Your value as a human being is being judged based on the number of followers you have. The focus on being Insta/Youtube famous is so crazy that people are no longer using social media to actually interact or communicate with each other but to promote themselves and to make a brand out of themselves.  Nobody has the time to response to messages on Whatsapp anymore because any time that is available are dedicated to