“Remember that the very best things in life can’t be captured in status updates.”
— Author Shauna Niequist in Stop Instagramming Your Perfect Life
Life curation on the Internet is a falsity. People are just as lame and as flawed and occasionally brilliant as you are. The Internet is partial truths—we get to decide what people see and what they don’t. That’s why it’s safer short term. And that’s why it’s much, much more dangerous long term. Reality lies behind the push of the button.