Few days back I was watching a video conference of Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba, who was boasting of his 92000 (now 107000) followers on facebook and was claiming to be one of the most popular politicians in Pakistan. He predicted his success in next elections. As if these 92000 people who just bothered to click "like" button were his die hard real life followers, who were willing to sacrifice their lives for him. How could such an otherwise mature man think so stupid??? I could not understand. Any how I was thinking that how much effective facebook and twitter could be in online activism.
Here is a very insightful article by The New Yorker! Read this
I hope it will help our youth to rationalize their behaviour and do something positive rather than just wasting time online and thinking that they are doing great service to nation and coming generations.