Teetering between Cyncism/Irony and Hyper-Sentimentality....
This author touches on a couple of topics -- some gems here for the social media age:
-- "To live ironically is to hide in public."
-- How we manufacture sentiment and nostalgia.
Both are deceptions.
[Less we react so much against irony that we blather our every heartfelt feeling, dark secret, and deepest motive, let us affirm this is not a call to publicly navel gaze or broadcast every feeling on social media. It is a call to authenticity instead of irony. A call to real-ness over cool-ness.]
How We Instagrammed Away Our Feelings