Socially active – or digitally lonely?
Does being “socially active” actually mean digitally lonely?
The other day I snapped this quick picture of some people inside Starbucks (314 Washington St.)
I found it fascinating, because I gather a majority of these people were “interacting” in what they think are “social” environments or networks.
However, they appeared to be glum. Face in palms. Even lonely. Call that “digitally lonely.” Connected in their minds, but woefully disconnected in their souls.
Even though they were physically near other people – they couldn’t have been further apart. All absorbed with something else. What a waste of potential precious human interaction.
There is a better way. It’s called keeping your computer at home, and your phones in your pockets.
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