A Photographer's Guide To Social Media

The forward march of communications technology has left grammar in the dust. Tweets and text messages squeeze language into the smallest possible space. Blogs and Facebook posts are written in such haste that they’re full of mistakes — if they don’t try to exempt themselves from attention to syntax by affecting a stream-of-consciousness style. Even e-mail is a punctuation-free zone.

The forward march of communications technology has left grammar in the dust. Tweets and text messages squeeze language into the smallest possible space. Blogs and Facebook posts are written in such haste that they're full of mistakes — if they don't try to exempt themselves from attention to syntax by affecting a stream-of-consciousness style. Even e-mail is a punctuation-free zone.