Is Facebook making us lonely? No, the Atlantic cover story is wrong. – Slate Magazine

Is Facebook making us lonely? No, the Atlantic cover story is wrong. – Slate Magazine

This is the counter argument to the Atlantic article about Facebook increasing loneliness.  Personally, as a former campus minister and decade-long collegiate, I tend to agree with the former argument, but may augment it a little – it’s not just Facebook, but technology that has caused us to become more lonely. From the push of post World War II suburban design on to today, we’re creating culture that allows (and encourages) isolation.

Is Facebook making us lonely? No, the Atlantic cover story is wrong. – Slate Magazine.

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