Is Facebook making us lonely?

In the article “Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?” by Stephen Marche, loneliness is the main point being discussed. The relationship between Technology and loneliness is strong. The social media used in technology has many good and bad influences. Facebook, is one example of social media that is being discussed, that has influenced how people communicate. The article states that “ That one little phrase, Your real friends—so quaint, so charmingly mothering—perfectly encapsulates the anxieties that social media have produced: the fears that Facebook is interfering with our real friendships, distancing us from each other, making us lonelier; and that social networking might be spreading the very isolation it seemed designed to conquer.” In other words, social media can cause a person to distance themselves from others because they are too busy using it, posting stuff and communicating with people, that they pay little attention to real friends. The good thing about social media is that you can communicate without having to be face-to-face with a person.

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