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Technology & social media: Then vs. now

Whilst technology and social media are sometimes heralded as the pariah of real life social engagement, it’s worth remembering that they are also sources of entertainment that help us to connect with friends and family.

It might seem like technology has advanced a lot over the years. But in actual fact, ‘new gadgets’ are really just old technology resurrected in new forms. For example, Pinterest’s roots clearly stem from the traditional scrapbook. And Instagram mimics the whole idea of Polaroid snapshots. With this in mind, we thought it might be fun to compare the modern day equivalents with their roots in the past.

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