Hot on the heels of my recent posting about the emptiness and loneliness that underlie the social networking technology phenomenon comes this story from The Sunday Telegraph.
A British cleric, Archbishop Vincent Nichols, is quoted as saying that social networking sites are “leading teenagers to build ‘transient relationships’ which leave them unable to cope when their social networks collapse.” He added that, "Among young people often a key factor in them committing suicide is the trauma of transient relationships."
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