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“Digital media is an amplifier. It tends to make extroverts more extroverted and introverts more introverted.”

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source: “Seeing Social Media More as Portal Than as Pitfall,” New York Times, by Perri Klass, January 9, 2012.

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“The one thing that’s a bit of a drag is the hyper-dominance of Facebook and Twitter, [which] feels really monolithic and dull to me. I don’t like the way they look, I don’t like the way they feel. I feel like they’re huge Soviet apartment blocks that we’ve all been forced to live in. And if you want to really reach a lot of people, you bloody well better get yourself an apartment there. But it’s going to look like everyone else’s apartment, and you’re going to have to communicate through their Soviet centralised communication system. I don’t even think the metaphor is a bad one; because everyone is watching. Certainly the advertisers are watching. That’s why these entities are so valuable.”

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source: “The Q&A: Jennifer Egan, Novelist,” by Alexander Benaim, More Intelligent Life .

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