Social Media With Soul | Janine Francolini

January 16, 2015 3:47 PM

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This week I was at a planning meeting for an upcoming symposium with experts in social media and child development. One of the psychologists shared an all-too-familiar story about a girl who was completely distraught on a school camping trip when there was no cell service and only one corner of the cafeteria with wifi. She actually said, "Can we please take a moment of silence for this tragedy of no connectivity?"

Truth be told, most of us adults can relate to this fear of "disconnection" from our own lives, too. I had a similar, seemingly ridiculous moment this summer after an accidental technical glitch while making plans with friends that left me in a desperate social media moment. There I was on a Saturda...

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