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Watch video: ‘I have 422 friends, yet I am lonely’ – Are we missing out on life?

This video makes us realise some unwanted changes that have crept into our lives. This video makes us realise some unwanted changes that have crept into our lives.
Written by Shobhit Sujay | New Delhi | Posted: July 12, 2014 10:53 am | Updated: July 12, 2014 11:10 am

“I have 422 friends, yet I am lonely” – this probably summarises the lives of most of us, who, almost every evening, log on to social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter etc – to chat with friends instead of meeting them in person. Our social life is probably more about social media now, and less about meeting and hanging out with friends. As we stay glued to our computer screens and tablets, and remain engaged with SMS and WhatsApp, we probably miss out on several other things that life can offer.

This viral video raises some questions that we must ponder upon. This video makes us realise some unwanted changes that have crept into our lives. It also raises some serious issues like – “you’ll never be world’s greatest dad if you cannot entertain your child without an iPad”, “we open up our computers and it’s our doors that we shut”.

Watch the video and check for yourself if you are losing out on some precious moments in life, and do we need to ‘Look Up’?:

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