Does ‘the internet’ influence the quality of our relationships? Do we hardly spend ‘off-line’ time with our friends? And is there an association between feelings of loneliness and the use of social media?
Beate Volker, professor of sociology, University of Amsterdam, studied on- and off-line relationships and whether they change through the rise of social media. She will talk about how people make use of modern techniques and whether and how these techniques affect social life.