Tranquility Lost: That Bottom Junk

My former student Mike Rubino makes a good point about the encrustation of social networking icons that are clogging up the interfaces of content-rich websites. Now, instead of a website having the normal “E-mail this article”; “Print this article”; and the occasional “Digg this article” link, it’s got a slew of other services. You have the option to “FARK” something, “StumbleUpon” something, or “Redd” something. Because no service is emerging…