Facebook and the Shark


Amanda Kooser has an interesting look at the phrase “jumps the shark” and its applicability to Facebook, behemoth of social sites. She says:

Still, this raises questions about Facebook and its hundreds of millions of users. We all saw how quickly MySpace turned into a wasteland. It’s not impossible to imagine a similar mass exodus from Facebook one day.

I’m glad she resisted the temptation to write “begs the question”… some journalists still resist the siren song of the easy illiteracy. Check out what she has to say here.