She was scared of speaking, and so she got buzzed to talk. She wrote papers tipsy, too. Her hands trembled in the flesh and blood spaces. Her finger tips went blue, pressed tightly against the things she had read and reread.
AOL Instant Messenger, or AIM as it is known by anyone who has ever used it, was much more than a communication tool.
Let’s be nostalgic today!
“Are you sure you can handle it?” she questioned.
Maybe it’s just me, but love just doesn’t seem real unless the interactions are taking place somewhere that necessitates some actual human decency.
By the time we were in high school, the Internet wasn’t new anymore. However, it was still growing extremely fast and our parents had absolutely no idea how to handle it.
3. What 9/11 is.
If you were a teenager in the early to mid 2000s then you already know that the main form of internet communication was AOL’s instant messaging service, AIM.
Hey Ya, Mean Girls, Livejournal.