Crabapple notes that we used to assume that "only cool people would read our updates." But to our horror, it's everyone from the spam bots to our future employer.
"Or your mom," said McHugh.
"Or James O'Keefe III," adds Thompson. "All of our conversations about media turn on the question of memory," Thompson goes on. How do we store, much less control, the memory that's being pushed out via tweets or blog posts?
How Social Media Is Science Fiction - Phoebe Connelly - Technology - The Atlantic.