The Power of Social

tonnisha j. english

As human beings we long for affection and human connection. That is why the World Wide Web (Internet) just recently celebrated its 25th birthday.

I still cannot believe that the Internet is barely older than me. Does that make me old?

I am currently reading a book titled, Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect by MatthewD. Lieberman and he talks about the “social brain”. It is built into our DNA to interact with another and feed off of each other.

And amazingly enough, we have the ability to build these connections with complete strangers.

I came across this video of strangers kissing the other day on LinkedIn and I have since seen it floating across the web.

The video is by Titea Pileliva titled, First Kiss. Apparently it is an advertisement for clothing and the people in the video are actors and actresses.

However, it made me…

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