Why digital friendships will never replace real-life communities – Domain – August 2019

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A leading social historian from the UK says modern digital friendships are better than old-fashioned neighbourly ones.

Behind this is the idea that being able to pick and chose who we are friends with (a la Facebook) is better than forging a friendship with whoever we happen to share a fence or wall with.

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