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Renny Gleeson: Busted! The Sneaky Moves of Anti-social Smartphone Users

Maybe I’m biased because I don’t have a phone with strong internet capabilities like an iPhone or other smart phones, but I still think that the whole idea of “mobile social networking” is kind of oxymoronic. Don’t want to “rain on anyones parade”, but tweeting that  you are at the tweetup, misses the point of the tweetup. It’s baffling.

The video above is a TED talk by Renny Gleeson and confirms my concern of how anti-social, mobile social networking actually is. Here’s the video description:

In this funny (and actually poignant) 3-minute talk, social strategist Renny Gleeson breaks down our always-on social world — where the experience we’re having right now is less interesting than what we’ll tweet about it later.

Via TopherChris

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