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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

01/17/17




Sociology professionals are concerned that this Twitter style of communication will encourage isolation and loneliness in young people.

5 Comments:

Blogger Ur-spo said...

I think there are studies already that support social media (rather than 'real' social intercourse) is correlated to these two matters.

January 17, 2017 at 10:15 PM  
Blogger anne marie in philly said...

heh heh heh, spo said "intercourse".

watch a 20-something do ANYTHING without a phone glued to his/her hand. the phone is the new pacifier.

January 18, 2017 at 12:00 AM  
Blogger todd gunther said...

Thank you Spo for your thoughts. Actually I was hearing some of these same concenrs 30 years ago when I attended graduate school.

January 18, 2017 at 6:56 AM  
Blogger Bob Slatten said...

@AM
i'm not so shocked about the "kids" and their phones, but the older folks who lived their whole lives without cell phones and yet now cannot function without them.

January 18, 2017 at 7:00 AM  
Blogger anne marie in philly said...

@bob - I don't have a phone. people think I am weird. FUCK THEM!

January 18, 2017 at 7:04 AM  

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