By John Villasenor – In an era when nearly everything we do is recorded, we have less control over what we choose to remember, and perhaps more crucially, what to forget.
Today, we no longer have the option of burning our letters. Our digital tracks are everywhere–in email messages, tweets, text messages, social networking postings, and the visit histories of Internet sites. They are in the hands of family members, friends, acquaintances, current and former coworkers, people we barely remember, and people we prefer to forget. Our movements are logged through mobile devices, and our images are stored in the surveillance archives of retail stores, office buildings, taxis, and transit systems. more> http://is.gd/URHs7O
- Infographic: The History of Text Messaging (marketingtechblog.com)