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This Designer Imagined Social Media as Hopeless, Deserted Motels

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Poignant yet bleak new work from designer Mike Campau.

Nice write-up from designboom.

we spend time on social media, in a way, like online hotels, but with the #deletefacebook movement running amuck, many prominent influencers are checking out. most-recently, elon musk and playboy ended their long stays at the facebook-inn. meanwhile, instagram nears its peak, twitter picks up some traction, snapchat scrambles, and digital artist mike campau deconstructs it all into a series of empty parking lots, lit only by desperate neon signage. with each one, he reveals a different sad truth about mainstream social networks.

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