Social media sites were initially created as a way of communicating, connecting and reconnecting with people all over the world.
But just like other forms of technology, social networking sites are continuing to evolve at a fast pace into multi-faceted platforms.
Now social media is used for brand monitoring, entertainment and crowd funding among other uses. Another use that is rarely recognized is how people are using social media as a diary, a place where they air their grievances and feelings.
This can be done in your own account or in popular groups like ’Kilimani Mums and Dad’s Uncensored’
A certain member of the group took to the popular group to complain bitterly about how he paid for drinks worth 2,000 Kshs only for the woman to disappear after finishing his alcohol. To add insult to his already bruised ego, the lady gave him a fake number.
" I bought her alcohol worth Sh 2,000 and then she vanished after giving me a fake number. The only thing I have is a photo of her fake a**.Shame to those ladies who do that. Aliniambia anaitwa Lucy from Kasarani."he ranted hoping to elicit sympathy from the group members. But Alas! People felt differently about this and many people called him out for exposing this girl and being entitled. So bad was the backlash that he was forced to pull the post down.
What do you guys think, is it appropriate for someone to rant and expose people on social media once things don't go their way?