Link to October 16 Mashable post, "5 Ways Social Media is Changing Our Daily Lives".
Excerpt: It is hard to know sometimes how our life has changed until we stop for a moment and look at how different it is from ten or even five years ago. In recent years social media, likely more than anything else, has significantly impacted most of our daily lives. Envisioning the global conversation that has developed over the past few years because of tools like Facebook (Facebook) and Twitter (Twitter) might have been unimaginable for most people at the beginning of this decade.
Counting the ways:
1. Where we get our news
2. How we start and do business
3. How we meet and stay in touch with people
4. What we reveal
5. What we can influence