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What does “Being Present” Mean in the Age of Social Media? And the Myth of Multi-Tasking.

My name is Natascha Thomson, and I am a social media addict.

I use Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Jive on a regular basis (my husband would say “excessively”). I have many apps on my BB. I have TweetDeck installed on my work PC and on my MAC. I just got an iPad and ordered an iPhone…

Recently, I announced on FB that I was taking the weekend off from social media to “withdraw” from my addiction. I got a few “ha, who are you kidding” comments, but I was able to do it, yes! (ok, I did read a few FB & Twitter notifications on my BB but did not respond). It WAS HARD! And (as my husband pointed out), not drinking for two days does NOT prove that you are not an alcoholic. But I love it! Continue reading What does “Being Present” Mean in the Age of Social Media? And the Myth of Multi-Tasking.