- Excessive Facebook use turns us into an exhibitionist... An exhibitionist is someone who wants you to see them. So while there is little voyeurism, there is a lot of exhibitionism on Facebook.
- Excessive Facebook use turns us into narcissists....The narcissism created by these technologies is unique. It encourages not just self-absorption, but more accurately self-consumption. We become creators and consumers of our own brand. We become enamored by a particular kind of self, a pseudo-self.
- Excessive Facebook use can 'disintegrate' us. ...Over enough time this subtle affect creates a minor split in us. A split between who we are and who we think we are. This tiny fracture may seem insignificant, but if we remain unconscious, it leads us away from a life of wholeness and integration.
- Excessive Facebook use can make ordinary healthy relationships more difficult...So while Facebook and other social media connect us to more digital relationships, at the same time they deteriorate our ability to maintain healthy relationships in real life. This affect is particularly acute among adolescents for developmental reasons.
He's not much gentler onTwitter, but heed his conclusion...