Is social media isolating us?
In his May 2012 Atlantic cover story, Stephen Marche reflects on the way technology has changed our experiences of society and solitude. “Narcissism is the flip side of loneliness,” he writes, “and either condition is a fighting retreat from the messy reality of other people.”
Is Facebook promoting damaging illusions? Or is a place where people can make true, satisfying connections? Marche will be online at 3 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, April 16, to chat with readers.
Read up, folks. Marche’s chat starts in 30 minutes.