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How Facebook Warps Our Worlds

Frank Bruni, a journalist at The New York Times, recently quoted Marc Dunkelman, a Marron Fellow at New York University’s Marron Institute, in an article titled "How Facebook Warps Our Worlds".

“Technology makes it much easier for us to connect to people who share some single common interest,” said Marc Dunkelman, adding that it also makes it easier for us to avoid “face-to-face interactions with diverse ideas.” He touched on this in an incisive 2014 book, “The Vanishing Neighbor,” which belongs with Haidt’s work and with “Bowling Alone,” “Coming Apart” and “The Fractured Republic” in the literature of modern American fragmentation, a booming genre all its own.

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