Recent feature in We Are The City
If ‘comm’ is short for communication and unity means “the state of being united or joined as a whole,” then social media is by its very nature – community.
Much of our social lives and connection to our communities are now in this digital age happening through social media and social networks.
Although it might be digital – there are plenty more “face to face interactions” and relationships happening because of platforms like Facebook, Linked In and Twitter.
When the connection through these platforms is authentic and real, there is the potential for us to see social media as a tool for increasing our connection and relationships online and offline.