Is the social media community detached from the real world?

Here’s a doozy of an indictment. “Consultants, practitioners, bloggers, and enthusiastic agency types [in the social media sphere] sit around in a big circle jerk telling each other how much they love each other’s blogs and hash-tagging the crap out of useless drivel on Twitter all day,” writes social media strategist Jason Falls. The social media echo chamber, as Falls puts it, is detached from the real world — and this needs to change. “Social media enthusiasts are t…

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