Wednesday, October 06, 2010

On "The Social Network"

From The Dispatch:
Heavy hangs the head that holds the crown, and Zuckerberg’s loneliness and social alienation at the film’s end could be anyone, as Fincher hints at the site’s impending impact on interpersonal relationships. Facebook has both united and divided us, connecting us with everyone from close friends to casual acquaintances, family members and old classmates. But at what cost? It is a connection with a computer screen wall, and while Fincher never really explores the cultural impact Facebook would eventually have, he leaves us with a haunting impression of an impending cultural shift.
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