DId Facebook create a narcissistic generation?

| Val Vita guest writer | My dad always told my sister and me that we were part of a narcissist generation. I used to think that he was overreacting, but lately, I’m not so sure. If you rationally think about it, we are very narcissistic. And I would blame social media for that. Especially Mark Zuckerberg’s creation: Facebook. We are part of a generation that has the urge to post every single thing we do. Almost nothing is private anymore. I knew someone who said, “It’s not on Facebook, so it didn’t happen.” That was one of the most idiotic statements I’ve ever heard – and one of the incentives that led me to…

Are you ‘Facebook official’?

AJ Thurman | Collegio Reporter What they ate for lunch, their phone number, e-mail and relationship status. All of these things are commonly made public on social networking sites, particularly Facebook. Staying connected with friends and family has become easier with the addition of social media sites. There is an option on Facebook to list one’s relationship status: single to married and everything in between. When someone changes his or her relationship status, it becomes public for all of their Facebook friends to see. Katy Porter says she thinks the relationship status option is too intrusive. “The relationship status on Facebook is just a way to let everyone into your business,” said Porter, sophomore in…