In Wow I've Made Friends – You Don't Get That Watching TV

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by: Lynette Webb

At lunch today I had a lively debate with a friend who argued that, because virtual worlds will always be second best to ‘real life’ socialising (in his opinion), it’s all just a fad and will never go mainstream. I, of course, disagree. As one of the counter-arguments, I like this quote because it’s a reminder that it isn’t so black and white.   Click image to enlarge

For many people, life’s circumstances don’t make it feasible to go out and socialise every night; virtual interaction isn’t always a substitute for ‘face to face’ and for some can actually enrich their social life from what it'd otherwise be. 

Image from Flickr CC thanks to Linda’s Many muses
Quote from NYT…

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