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Notes on Loneliness


Notes on Loneliness in the Age of Social Media.
Lovink writes that with 5.2 billion users online, the Internet should start to feel crowded, but that’s not the case. Social media produces a sort of social sense but experienced as isolation and loneliness.

The concept of “interpassive” data-generating users is introduced here.

And this is interpassivity introduced by Slavoj Žižek.

Here the original article by Geert Lovink

As published in Internazionale