In a nutshell, she notes that your online existence isn’t some alternative to real life; it is real life, and you should treat it with respect accordingly.
Or to put it in her words:
The Internet is where you live.
And sometimes I wish you could turn the dang thing off. I wish you could get away from it for a second without feeling that everyone was hanging out without you. But that is the essence of life online. Everyone is there hanging out without you, always.
It is where you live*. And it’s real life. And it’s forever.
* Except LinkedIn. There are no real people there.
OK, we admit. We shared this because her footnote about LinkedIn cracked us up…