Thought Catalog

The consensus is that we need to put our phones down and interact.

You know, like make eye contact and talk about our feelings and such.

Well I say we should be spending even more time on social media. In fact, I wasted nine minutes updating my LinkedIn profile before writing this sentence. Now I’m head intern in charge of interns at a company that doesn’t even hire interns.

Facebook is a great way to meet people. You may not be the most popular kid in school. Maybe you were picked last for kickball. Maybe you reminded the teacher that she forgot to assign homework. Or maybe you threw a hissy fit in the cafeteria because Tony stole your candy bar from the vending machine again.

You’re clearly not the type to attract real-life friends, but on Facebook, you can make friends from all over the world. All you have…

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