The Sounds of Silence: The Social Media Slowdown

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[Editor's Note: Continuing the conversation on the lack of comments as of late, Mama Wants This takes it a step further to discuss a decline in all areas of social media: fewer comments, fewer Facebook status responses, fewer reply tweets.  She addresses all of the theories people have thrown out about the slow down, but takes it a step further to point out that it really doesn't matter in the end if you're feeling good about your time online and your time offline. --Mel]

So whether you find yourself getting caught up in the beautiful weather, your gorgeous children, the rigamarole of life, the vigours of social media – don’t sweat it. Just do what is right for you at that time. Leave your blog. Or immerse yourself more into it. Look after your writing. Look after yourself. Do whatever suits you at that time.

How good are you at going with the social media flow, or do you feel anxious when you notice your stats or the conversation waning?

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