Back in the days before text messaging, instant messaging, twitter and social networks, conversations began and then naturally ended. There was a clear start and stop.
Something astounding has happened with the collision of digital technology, mobile devices, Internet proliferation and today’s teens and twenty-somethings. The conversation (“convo”) NEVER STOPS. Young people today don’t begin and end conversations. They start the convo and it just keeps going! Instead of ending, conversations morph into new conversations with new people across a multitude of social media applications.
At first glance a web application such as twitter seems absolutely ridiculous – telling the world what you are doing right now, regardless of its significance, relevance or importance on anyone under the sun. Describe this application to a seasoned VP of Admissions and he or she will give you … Read More »