If your neighbor's cousin's friend is lonely, you may have a good chance of being lonely, too.

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Saw this article in CNN. It is both ironic and true that social networks have the capacity and ability to make you feel disconnected from people rather than more connected.


I think we did a paper on something like this last year in my writing class.

I will give you a perfect example using facebook.

If you have never used facebook, then you are not obsessed with checking all day to see if anyone commented on your wall, photos, or “likes” your status.

If you spent all day creating the “perfect” status, and no one “likes” it even though you have 321 friends on your buddy list, wouldn’t that make you feel lonely too?

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