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I Think the Internet Is Isolating Us

The internet is isolating us more and more from each other 65 People

    Honestly, this is something

    that obviously during my lifetime wont change but I am lucky enough to have been in a generation (probably the last) that wrote notes in class, went to the dictionary and encyclopedia to do homework and didnt FACEBOOK OR CYBER BULLYING. I am SO glad that there wasn't even...
    QueenByAllMeans QueenByAllMeans 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2014

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    Double Edged

    I was on the internet while my girlfriend watched TV in the other room. It was around 10:00 p.m. when the power went out.  Suddenly there was nothing to do.  So I decided to sit on the front porch, watch the moon move through the trees, and wait for the power to return...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    Childhood

    There is something paradoxical. The Internet connects almost all of us We find unexpected relatives and the remotest places become our neighborhood. With a click of the mouse we talk with someone in another continent.  Never in history we've been so fast and so brazenly...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    GeneratiON Y

    yes I think the internet is isolating us very much but this is the generation now with myspace facebook yahoo and even experience project its easier for people to socialize online and its going to get even more techy with the years to come so I suggest for everyone to STEP iT UP...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F Dec 11, 2010

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    Stand Apart, Not Alone

    "We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in gender". Maya Angelou
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    This Is Disturbing To Me

    I have always had a fear of going back into the future or starting things over. Even if I could do it better the next time around. I think it is because I traveled into the past and into other dimensions when I was very young and it was very uncomfortable. The idea of starting my...
    assyrianpride assyrianpride 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    The Internet Tool

    There is something interesting about using the interent to communicate that the interent is providing a barrier of sorts to communication.
    k1nudey k1nudey 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2008

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    Some Books For You

    http://www.bowlingalone.com/   In a groundbreaking book based on vast new data, Putnam shows how we have become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbors, and our democratic structures-- and how we may reconnect. Putnam warns that our stock of social capital...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2010

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    The Internet Has Good And Bad Qualities

    the internet definitely isolates pople. but that fact also adds to its good quality: it allows communication between people that are isolated from each other. sure, in certain circumstances it is better to communicate in person, over the phone, or in rare occasions, by mail. but...
    assyrianpride assyrianpride 18-21, M Jan 8, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    As people, I think we all do things that hurt others. Some things may cause more hurt than other things, but we all do it. There are times where the hurt is unintentional. Things...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    All my friends are sleeping now and I just can't stop thinking. I don't even know what I'm thinking of, the only thing that I know is that I can't turn my mind off. It's 5:37 am...
    JustAnotherGirlOnEP JustAnotherGirlOnEP 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am slow at adopting technology and only use it when it actually suits me. I like the Internet because I am a knowledge hound, and email allows me efficient access to people, but...
    65Cadillac 65Cadillac 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    There's one very special woman I've known for a long time on here. She has a personalty of an angel and the body of an Ebony Goddess. She has the biggest set of all natural breasts...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Call me delusional, but internet relationships (Long distance relationships) seem to be more common now a days. It's much easier to meet people. It's just finding that other...
    EvoKinevil EvoKinevil 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I believe internet friends are real..sometimes, but they are just as hard to find as physical friends. There are a lot of impersonators and creeps on the Internet so you have to be...
    Cheyanne42 Cheyanne42 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want real internet friends who I can talk to all day an be honest with
    alihausmann alihausmann 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1. God 2. Love 3. Loving others 4. A roof over my head 5. Music 6. Thunderstorms 7. Stuffed animals 8. Quilts 9. Poetry 10. Photography 11. My parents 12. Coffee 13. Internet 14...
    Silent711 Silent711 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I MISS MY INTERNET FRIEND SO MUCH HIS NAME WAS WESELY I DONT KNOW WHERE HE IS NOW BUT I MISS HIM SOO mUCH uGH THIS SUCKS
    Andyusually Andyusually 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I was so infatuated with a guy I met on the Internet. He said all the right thing but turned out he said the same thing to every girl. I was young and naive
    flowersonyourdoorstep flowersonyourdoorstep 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I used to have quite a few internet friends, but over the years they disappeared. I'm not even sure why, but I would like to make some new friends.
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I've never had an internet friend but it seems extremely rad c: I can be fun to talk to c:
    ayethatscool ayethatscool 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I Haven´t, I don´t really think it works! Doest it? I´d like to know since I think its my only option right now, pointless option.. Are there any true successfull stories out...
    Molins Molins 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Hi everyone, if anyone wants an Internet friend I'm looking for someone, I've never had one but I'm only 13 so hi! P.S IM CRAZY
    Kirit0kun Kirit0kun 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    It might seem petty, but I hate it when people choose to insult people on here for no good reason. I always try not to insult people, even when they're basically asking for it...
    OqSydSchizo16Troll OqSydSchizo16Troll 36-40, M Jul 18

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    I really really want an Internet bff to talk to and tell everything and I want them to tell me everything too and we can text and Skype and everything so if you wanna be my...
    Haleybruh2002 Haleybruh2002 13-15, F Jul 17

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    I remember life before Internet. I think life was better. People had to make a bigger effort,to be in your life. People had to learn the skills of socializing. People had to hear...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm not addicted to the internet. I'm addicted to you. Every time I hear the ring or feel the buzz . I know it's you. The thought of you thinking of me makes me feel wanted...
    Starrmoonchild Starrmoonchild 36-40, F Jul 16

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    I constantly daydream at work. I also check out the internet a little too much while at the office. I still get my work done on time, but I think I put more in to my little...
    CJRed73 CJRed73 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 15

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    They're so much easier to talk to- you're rarely afraid to speak your mind. I'm embarrassed of my accent and terrible English-speaking skills, so internet friends are perfect for...
    Ranmali Ranmali 13-15 Jul 15

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    I haven't actually met this person but we have been talking on the phone for months. We met on Facebook. Not sure how we became friends there n didn't think much of it. I don't...
    Mefreakedout Mefreakedout 41-45, F Jul 14

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    The number one thing to me is how the internet has taken away the pleasure of arguing. You could have long drawn out disagreements on sports or movies or how old someone was etc...
    ksbobmst ksbobmst 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Now, look. Don't judge me or what-not for what I am about to type. Yes it came directly from my mind, but you don't have to read it. This is going to be me rambling about a few...
    blueflareeyes blueflareeyes 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't think any parent 20 years down the road will look back on his/her time with his/her kids and say I'm sad I didn't respond to all of my Facebook notifications. Or texts. Or...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I love being on the Internet. I am here for hours at a time chatting with my friends and others. I feel I am very much addicted to my computer and its Internet. I use my...
    femaleredheadpianist femaleredheadpianist 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I love to flirt with men and women in internet pls suggest suitable site besides chat random dugox chat video etc
    ron197240 ron197240 41-45, M Jul 13

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    Ok I love the Internet!! It's all I do! Don't get me wrong...I do got out with friends and a read a lot. But I love going on the Internet everyday all day! Lol...my BFF and I talk...
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    My friends that I have met in the Internet have been more supportive and understanding than anyone that I have ever met in person. There was a time when I thought it was weird to...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    slowly internet make me hate use it..
    moudy47 moudy47 26-30, M Jul 11

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    I think way too much...to the point of anxiety. I really love this site. I think it's a great way to express yourself and find other like minded individuals and share your...
    marcielagox marcielagox 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    Internet friends may be better people you see all the time in a way. You can talk to really unique people from all over the world it's really nice to hear how different the world...
    plussizedlove plussizedlove 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Anyone here know about the deep web and the darknet; the internet beyond our superficial 10%. Perhaps you can share your experiences, or at least inquire about mine.
    snowwhitejrm snowwhitejrm 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Literally my life.. I spend my whole life on the internet it never gets boring. ✌🏻️
    KamilaCullen KamilaCullen 16-17, F Jul 11

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