Does constant online interaction actually make us more alone and disconnected from real life?
Food for thought:
One need not look far past Sartre and Kierkegaard to be reminded of an immutable human truth: that we are never more alone than when surrounded by people. Complex, imperfect, frustrating person-to-person interaction is what human beings really crave. And that’s precisely the sort of interaction Facebook is writing out of our online lives by concentrating on quantity over quality; on atomic snippets of communication between hundreds of people instead of deep, satisfying conversation.
Read: Driving Us Apart