Waiting for the “now now now”

“Facebook amplifies the newness of what has happened recently by displaying this information first and by allowing older items to flow off the page. Nowness is encouraged on Facebook, so much so that individual moments transform into overall flow¬† – a feel of now now now.” – Ian Bogost, in Facebook and Philosophy: What’s on Your Mind? by D.E. Wittkower.

mobile phone zombies