Social Control

November 1, 2007

There’s going to be a new Social Network, along the lines
of Facebook and Myspace, for the over fifties.

Social segregation seems to be order of the day.


3 Responses to “Social Control”

  1. DaviMack Says:

    Oh, you’re aiming too low with your cynicism: think target marketing. 🙂

  2. Thanks for making me laugh out loud. I heard some old boffin on the radio going on about how “we” (the over-fifties) don’t speak the same language as “them” (presumably the under-fifties). My post was not based on cynicism, but on a very real fear of being trapped in some muffled linguistic space with “him”.

  3. DaviMack Says:

    Ahh. Yes, I can see that – I have no desire to be trapped with one of those people, either. I think they’re what happens to the “cool kids” in high school: they’re forever after trying to create a clique, so that they can be cool once again. I shun them, mostly because they’re pitiful. 🙂

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