During late 90’s, calling on broadcast radio was huge. You pick up the phone, you dial the number, the DJ picks up your call on-air, and you can share whatever’s on your mind to the listeners. It was a platform. It was a way for anyone to be heard.
A decade and a half later, nobody calls the radio anymore. Facebook’s Newsfeed has become the platform for anyone to be heard. From mundane things like food we eat or occasions we celebrate to even deep-seated emotions, it’s crazy how people voluntarily share intimate details of their lives.
Our desperation to be heard is palpable. In Facebook we found solace.