Do social networks promote loneliness?


I found this video on Vimeo and it outlines some interesting points about relationships and how social networks contribute to feeling lonely. As with anything, I don’t agree with some points – like the motivation of people online: be very careful with generalizations – and yet it raises some interesting questions. Enjoy!

By Michael Myers

I'm an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. I also consult with startups and established brands. I'm currently interested in artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and culture. I am married to an amazing woman and have two incredible children. I was raised in Colorado and spend my free time with family, cycling, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive + surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and tattooing.