I have been in situations where I have felt a different kind of loneliness even with a group of people surrounding me. This happened not because I was showing an apathy towards them, but because most of them were very much indulged into their phones. These days phones have become a loophole for the introverts to have an excuse of not talking to others.
The technology was built to help people decrease the gap of distances between them and not to increase that that gap. But, many are preferring to stay more active in the virtual world than to be active in the real world.
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This Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree holder carried out a unique experiment.
These two were captured giving a cozy posture. But, the coziness went dull due to the cell phones.
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