The Cult of Web 2.0

Tony Morgan’s latest post made me think: Has the internet made us a self-absorbed generation OR are we a self absorbed generation that’s why we created Web 2.0?

Blogging — while there are different kinds, it all boils to one — it’s about me and my opinion on things.
Youtube — it’s about me and my videos.
Social networks — it’s about my profile and my how it looks when my “contacts/friends” see it.

I’ve become active at Multiply.com these days. Everyday, I check who viewed my posts. And guess what, only about 10% of my contacts do. Either I’ve become self absorbed myself as evident in my consistent tracking down of who viewed me OR everyone is self absorbed that they don’t read other people’s posts.

That’s Web 2.0, folks.