This Short Film Will Make You Think Twice About How Much Time You Spend Online

Are we being social or antisocial?

1. This short film by British filmmaker Gary Turk raises several questions about how much of our lives we spend online, and what it’s doing to our social lives.

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2. Are we missing out on real life?

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3. Is it as satisfying to share experiences online as it is to share them with real-life friends?

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4. Are children missing out on real-world experiences by spending time online?

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5. “Look up from your phone”, the film suggests. “Shut down the display”.

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6. “Give people your love, don’t give them your ‘like’”.

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Robyn Wilder is a staff writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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