Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Charlie Brooker Knew

Monday, July 29th, 2013

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Charlie Brooker knew.

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They look at the screen, at the boxes on the screen. Each box contains a face and each face exhibits a smile or a pout. Each face is static. There is no movement, no emotion. Some boxes have pictures of flowers, or food, or a car. These are the people who want to be their friends, but think they are not beautiful enough. Not beautiful enough to be virtually real.

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Tombstone for a Boomer

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Decide to promote myself on spacebook, blowtube, twitface, plus a scramble of other platforms. Post vids of myself reciting poetry while dancing in mini-skirt, pantyhose and platform shoes on a plywood stage in the backyard. (more…)

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‘Click here’

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

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Sometimes I just stare at my inbox waiting for an email to arrive. I don’t know why; even if it does it will probably be a company-contacting-me-occasionally-to-keep-me-up-to-date-with-their-latest-offers-that-I-can-unsubscribe-to-at-any-time. I will probably click on it too, have a little browse of the latest organic spray tan deals. (more…)

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Toot-Tweet or not Toot-Tweet

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

I wish I could be excited about the social media machine. I wish I could care about Tweeting and Liking. The useless thoughts of my mate sat in a queue. In Tesco car park. A link here, a link there. Read this, read that. This is my status. I need you to know. Exactly what I’m thinking. You need me to know. We don’t need to know. Anything. (more…)

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The World Ion Barladeanu Saw

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Take the story of Ion Barladeanu, a Romanian artist who has tasted some sort of fame after years of living homeless in a dump. He’s suddenly touring art galleries, meeting Angelina Jolie, doing the newspaper rounds. The world’s listening. Loved on Facebook and by HBO, Ion Barladeanu finally has an audience. It is quite the fairytale. Or maybe it’s not that simple. (more…)

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