Five Dumb Reasons to Hate Social Media: Stand Up for Twitter & Facebook!

There are lots of annoying things about the various social networks that exist and plenty of reasons to think they are stupid. I've enumerated a number of those reasons on this very blog. But, with all things, there are people who will hate just to hate and sites like Twitter and Facebook often make themselves easy targets. Well, their users do anyway.

Still, there are some tremendous benefits to social media and it has, in fact, changed the way we all exchange information, often for the better. So, while there may be good reasons to poke fun at sites like Twitter and Facebook, there are also a lot of really dumb reasons to hate them. Here are five.

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Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
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