The Onion's Extremely Accurate History of the Internet, Part 5: Social Networks—Better Than Real Friends

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The Onion's Extremely Accurate History of the Internet, Part 5: Social Networks—Better Than Real Friends

by The History of the Internet 4:18 mins

The Onion's Extremely Accurate History of the Internet, Part 5: Social Networks—Better Than Real Friends

by The History of the Internet 4:18 mins

Social networks made having real friends obsolete and, frankly, a little pathetic. Why go to a dinner party with four or five friends when you could instead post a photo of you eating dinner alone and have eighty strangers “like” it?

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