“The more time we spend interconnected via a myriad of devices, the less time we have left to develop true friendships in the real world.”

Alex Morritt, author

“We are lonely but fearful of intimacy.
Digital connections may offer the illusion of companionship without the demands of friendship. Our networked life allows us to hide from each other, even as we are tethered to each other. We’d rather text than talk.”

Sherry Turkle, sociologist