These are tweets, status messages or even photos that broadcast how awesome, smart, hard working, and sexy you are. “Look at me, I’m doing something awesome right now.” Brag shares are an extension of the public face humans have always created to communicate to other people “this is who I want you to think I am.” Complaints –
Complaining is one of the easiest ways for strangers to bond. Next time you want to talk to a stranger, complain about something. It’s an amazingly effective ice-breaker because misery loves company.
Reaching Out – These messages are ones in which we look to our network for comfort. Rather than praying to a silent God, we can send our hopes, fears and sorrows out to multiple layers of friends and acquaintances who respond with support, encouragement, and condolences, practical advice.
Very simply, we never want to feel like we’re all alone in the world and so we share in the hopes that someone will respond