Social Media and Loneliness

With almost every individual having access to social media, an interconnected world of diverse connections that people can have with other individuals daily, whether they personally know them or not. It is surprising to discover that there is a possible connection between social media and loneliness. The video, The Innovation of Loneliness, delves into the topic of exactly how social media is shaping society and potentially having a negative effect on the brain. As the video states, “In a world where we collect friends like stamps…we are sacrificing connection for mere conversation.” This video is short but impactful and really speaks to the truths and wonders of being fully “connected.