The Innovation of Loneliness. What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely? Inspired and Based on the wonderful book by Sherry Turkle - Alone Together. Also Based on Dr. Yair Amichai-Hamburgers hebrew article -The Invention of Being Lonely. Script, Design & Animation: Shimi Cohen Final Project at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design.
NYTimes: "But one effect of this ocean of meta-commentary and meta-evaluation is to professionalize our leisure time. We are now in the midst of a national attempt to maximize leisure time the way Americans once joined together to beat the Russians to the moon. Quality time used to mean time away from the pressures of work or ambition. Now it means exactly the opposite: time spent working on getting the most and the best in just about every category of existence."
Meet Ello- the anti-Facebook. If you feel you are a number to Facebook and not a real person, you're not alone. Ello does nothing that Facebook does (collect user data, sell that data to 3rd parties, create ads based on your likes..) Ello lets you take back who you are, all with out the machinations of Facebook.