The advent of social media has ushered in an entirely new dimension in how people interact. Dimensionally the world has not contracted it still takes us 22 hours to fly halfway around the world to witness a baseball game but I cannot help but feel like it has gotten tremendously smaller.

At the turn of the 19th century it would take days, weeks, or even months for news to travel from one place to another. People would go on with their lives content in not knowing what was happening in other parts of the world and only being interested when word finally reached them in their remote area of existence.


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