01/02/2011

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Call You and Yours with Julian Worricker. We want to hear about how you use social networking sites. Most recently Twitter and Facebook have been seen as effective tools to galvanise political protest in Egypt and Tunisia. Do you use social media to galvanise support for the issues you're interested in or do you consider tweets and status updates as things you can afford to ignore? Are they distancing us from reality and each other? Last week MIT professor Sherry Turkle said that social networking is making us "less human". In the week of Facebook's seventh birthday, what does our use of social networking tell us about ourselves and the world we live in?

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