15 APR 2011 by ideonexus

 Consumption of Media Has Moved to Bits and Pieces

The problem is: We just don't do whole things anymore. We don't read complete books — just excerpts. We don't listen to whole CDs — just samplings. We don't sit through whole baseball games — just a few innings. Don't even write whole sentences. Or read whole stories like this one. We care more about the parts and less about the entire. We are into snippets and smidgens and clips and tweets. We are not only a fragmented society, but a fragment society. And the result: What we gain is ...
Folksonomies: new media
Folksonomies: new media
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We don't consume whole books and albums anymore, but bits and pieces.