January 2, 2007

me me me

This is a v.interesting rant about the Web 2.0 and the new culture of narcissism it’s breeding – with MySpace and blogs feeding people’s infatuation with their own lives and thoughts. I particularly like his description of MySpace as a “hall of mirrors”.
Interestingly, I wrote a similar, if not less vitriolic, piece in my brand participation blog 12 months back – where I talked about the fact that we now live with the “me-generation”.
Not being too self-obsessed myself (of course not!), I’d say I was on the money with my insight – especially in a year that YouTube, the home of self-obsession, was bought by Google