William Deresiewicz Social Media

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William Deresiewicz blames Social Media for the lack of genuine friendships these days.In the text he states ““… has destroyed its own nature and that of individual friendship itself.” Social media is isolating us, but also tricks us in to thinking we’re connected. Seeing them all together in one place makes us feel closer to them, but we are not actually closer. “There they are, my friends, all in the same place. Except, of course, they're not in the same place or rather they're not my friends”. Deresiewicz blames social media sites like Facebook, Myspace and Twitter for the altering of friendships. When we use to take pride in a small group of friends we now have hundreds online. "...Once we decided to become friends with everyone, we would
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