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Daily Archives: May 3, 2012

The rise of the new nostalgia services

Memolane and other similar services offer an intriguing business proposition. They will remind you of what you wrote, thought and tweeted in the past, and so from time to time I get an email setting out what I did and said in different social media and I find it interesting. Much as brilliant author Donna Tartt notes in The Little Friend we are the stories we tell about ourselves as a family, and she cites the peculiar practice that many families (including mine) engage in, in telling the same stories about family members over and over again. Those stories become …continue reading