Why Protecting Your Twitter Profile is a Bad Idea

February 8th, 2012 | Shonali Burke | 97 Comments

where's your real face?!Yesterday, Shanan Sorochynski asked a question here on WUL that struck a chord with quite a few people: “Are you using social media to talk to yourself?

The comments are really interesting, and even though I mentioned it in my comment, it reminded me of Mary Barber’s post (also published yesterday) where she pondered aloud on whether we all see the world through our own respective filters.

My short answer: yes, but that’s not what I was thinking about when I sat down to write today’s post.

Shanan said something in her post that I wanted to riff off of: Continue reading »