Cyberasociality

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“the inability or unwillingness of some people to relate to others via social media as they do when physically-present.”

as coined by Zeynep Tufekci Source

Introduced to me by L.M Sacasas [1]:

I'm subscribed to a handful of newsletters as I've mentioned in the past. The more compelling ones are written in a lively, vulnerable, and urgent style, which I admire. They often take aspects of private life as a point of departure and reflection. You certainly feel that you come to know the writers in some non-trivial way. Dear reader, I'm afraid this is not such a newsletter. Perhaps one day I'll think about why I find it so challenging to write that way. A few years ago, I came across an unpublished paper by Zeynep Tufekci in which she discusses what she called cyberasociality, “the inability or unwillingness of some people to relate to others via social media as they do when physically-present.” I don't know, maybe I'm cyberasocial.