Tuesday, January 4, 2011

You are what you post

Yesterday I posted a status on facebook that stated:

#notsorandomthought Just because you follow me on facebook or twitter please do not assume you know a lot about me......if you want to know please just ask. #thatsall
A friend responded with "You are what you post." This got me to thinking. Are you really what you post? I mean I am pretty transparent, but I don't post everything about me and what is going on in my world. I do spend a lot of time on the computer because of my job. I will post some of the things I do and some of the random thoughts that pop up in my mind, but it is not all inclusive of who I am as a person.

I think my blog covers more of who am inside, but still I don't post everything that I do or think. I started my blog to write about things that I am not necessarily able to express to those close to me, but surprisingly more people I know are checking out my blog.....don't know if that is a good or bad thing. 
So do you think you are what you post? For my readers who are on facebook, twitter, blogger, and myspace (is anyone still on myspace?) do you think your posts say a lot about you expose people to all of you?

1 comment:

Aquon said...

it really does depend on what you post i think. but whether you post a little or a lot about yourself, many who read will only know what they see. i am online acquaintances with many people but they don't know me personally, so the only thing they do know is what i post. then there are those who do know me personally away from online. they say that what i post pretty much reflects me in real life. other times they are shocked because i may express something online that i have never expressed away from the computer. of course, i'll post blind items about things i see or experience that will give those who know me personally some more insight into me, especially if they are acquainted with the blind item in my post. no matter what you post, YOU ARE NOT WHAT YOU POST overall. because what you post is merely a glimpse of who a person really is. a friend of mine said "the sum of who i am cannot be captured in 420 characters or less"....i agree...peace