Salon asks : "Digital Nation": What has the Internet done to us? by Heather Havrilesky
"After all, my 13-year-old stepson texts more often than he speaks, my 3-year-old daughter wants her own bright pink iPad so she can see what Cinderella is doing right now, I waste most of my day reading Tweets from a Laura Ingalls Wilder impersonator..."
From the Best Article Every Day—How the Internet Changed Writing in the 2000s by Kevin Kelleher
"...language is always evolving, and a more conversational English isn’t a bad thing. “Writing, when properly managed…is but a different name for conversation.” Laurence Sterne wrote that in Tristram Shandy 250 years ago. Thanks to the Internet, it’s more true now than ever."