Technology can be used for both construction and destruction purposes. For example the air plane was a marvellous invention that increased transport and communications but it has also been used to commit acts of mass murder. The social media can claims to improve communications and allow grass roots participation in the media. However, more often than not, twitter is just a hate filled ignorant mob baying for blood. People have hailed the social media for it's role in the Arab Spring but was the Arab Spring really a positive development when it has led to secular governments being replaced by Islamic mobs?
Then there is Facebook. Primarily this is used to bully and stalk people rather than for anything positive. My friend is a primary teacher. She says she is spending an increasing amount of time dealing with bullying issues relating to the social media. Some 10 year olds have even contemplated suicide due to public humiliation and gang bullying via the social media.
I'm begining to feel there is too much media in the world so much so that it is impossible to escape from. You can now be contacted at any time and anywhere. The distintion between work time and free time has been blurred. Then there is the fact every sociopath and ignorant moron now has access to preach to the world. Take a look at this for example