Breaking Up In The Digital Age

Breaking Up In The DigitalΒ Age

By Ryan O'Connell

In 2012, the internet can screw you over in myriad ways, but nothing is more painful than getting over a breakup when your ex’s new life without you is always just one click away. “Breaking Up In The Digital Age” explores themes of love and loss set to the backdrop of a Facebook page. It is not natural for people to know the exact moment their ex gets into a new relationship. It is not natural for someone to be able to see photos of their ex’s new lover eating a taco on the beach. Our brains were not built to sustain this kind of information. Breaking up has always been hard to do β€” now, thanks to the internet, it’s more difficult than ever.

About Ryan O'Connell
I'm a brat.
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