Can you make good friends over the Internet? | The Tylt

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Everyone seems to forget just how groundbreaking the Internet is. It has exposed otherwise isolated people to an entire world. Likewise, it has given lonelier folks a way to meet other people. It’s people connecting at the end of the day; of course solid friendships will arise from it. 

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Heck, this former lawyer not only found one of her best friends online, but actually achieved her dream of being a published author all thanks to LiveJournal. See, there’s some positivity outside of overly perfect Instagram models!

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The Internet is the reason why in-person human socializing is dying. Staring at a screen and surfing through multiple profiles is as far from reality as it gets. If you make a friend online, you’re only meeting their online persona, not their person persona (that makes sense, shut up).

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Listen, does anyone you know have a best friend they made off the Internet? If the answer is “yes,” is their relationship based on truth or super-curated messages on some sketchy site? If not, well, they’re certainly a rarity. Let’s hope virtual relationships don’t become the norm. 

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