Anton Chekhov wasn’t on Facebook when he wrote his haunting, probing stories that unspairingly exposed the secrets of human desire.
But likely Chekhov would have written about the socially isolating aspects of social media, the way it drives a longing for someplace else, how it creates a false sense of interpersonal intimacy — or so speculates Austin writer Timothy Braun.
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