Autoinvolutionism, n.



Of or describing the tendency to become self-involved or have one’s worldview circumscribed by algorithmic processes determining wants, needs, and friends–used especially with respect to that state of being brought about by social-networking and other ostensibly social technologies. : Norbert came upon the idea that users of Facebook turned their desks, laps, tables, and mobile devices into altars of sorts at which they prayed to a God greater than any moralistic dogma of our pre-Social Graph world: themselves. That they felt as though they lived within their own carefully curated, self-created universe. They unwittingly befell to a growing movement, autoinvolutionism.

See also: Autoautism,

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