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Catch of the Week #1: Social Isolation vs Social Innovation

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Catch of the Week #1: Social Isolation vs Social Innovation

The Internet will do great things, they said.

It will connect us like never before, they said. Well, it turns out the Internet is doing great things, and it has connected humanity like never before (Skype vs snail mail anyone?) … but with all the articles about Facebook and other social networking sites increasing feelings of loneliness, depression and general unhappiness in many users, it can feel like the promise of the Internet connecting us in amazing new ways is falling flat.

 

Social Isolation vs Social Innovation

Fortunately, this is a tear in society’s fabric that social innovation is seeking ...

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