When something is real good, …

When something is real good, it is also real bad #facebook #designthinking #publicprofile

With this Twitter update I refer to the inevitable downsides of amazingly good inventions such as Facebook.

The downside of Facebook is not the privacy issue but the image building one. Facebook puts our narcissistic personality – something everyone has in more or lesser extent – under a magnifier and ‘into The Open’ as Tom Cruise calls it (quote from Mission Impossible).

The problem with narcissism is that it’s part of our unconscious behavior and therefore difficult to address in our constant efforts to steer and motivate people towards Good Practice, Personal Branding and Self-conscious Leadership.

Read more about it in the article of Scientific American TM ‘Study of Facebook Users Connects Narcissism and Low Self-Esteem’