If you’re anything like me, you probably spend an inordinate amount of time on the Internet looking for cool stuff. I’m constantly on the hunt for new music, an up-and-coming artist, some prestige TV to binge on — or an Instagram update from my current celebrity crush. #RealTalk
Unfettered access has revolutionized our connection to pop culture and the things we love, but as with any revolution, there have been casualties. Terms like troll, spoiler, and (insert noun)-shaming were all born in the modern era. For some, engaging online became an opportunity to ruin someone else’s day.
This episode of The Starting Bloq takes a playful look at our old friend, the Internet. Is it a brave new world or the Great Distractor? Other than giving us a way to share funny memes, has it brought us closer? And has access to anything and everything been healthy for a new generation of superfans?