Rebecca Greenfield noted the widespread scorn for apps that automatically share articles users read on social media sites. One of our commenters explained this frustration pithily. Edward Low writes:
Absolutely. I hate the social readers because it seems like I approve of everything I read.
We totally get that, Edward. When a slideshow of the 19 Corgis That Think They're Hipsters pops up in our Facebook feed, we totally click it. But that doesn't mean we want all of our Facebook friends knowing we clicked it.