Food: The Social Network of the Ages | Nielsen Wire
The Nielsen Wire reports a shift in how and what food we consume in the US as a result of the economic conditions. This articles provides facts and some interesting trends.
While eating a significant volume of food over the Thanksgiving holiday it became obvious how novel it is to eat and converse with real people across a real table rather than tweet, blog, poke and IM. At our Thanksgiving dinner there was a break from electronic media replaced by group interaction and face-to-face discussions.
The new social is very different from the social that existed before social media.