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The other day, the Wisconsin State Journal ran a wire service item about a minor celebrity who "took to social media to announce the birth of her (son)." It said actress Megan Fox on Oct. 17 used her Facebook page to let the world know of this event, which happened three weeks earlier.How strange that anyone deemed this particular use of social media newsworthy. Tweeting all through a birthing, perhaps, but not a belated Facebook post.Modern information technology is transforming society so fast that what was cutting-edge yesterday seems quaint today.