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Human Parts

Internet Time Machine

The New Intimacy Economy

Facebook’s not your friend

Photo: Hiroshi Watanabe/Getty Images

This story is part of the Internet Time Machine, a collection about life online in the 2010s.

LLately Facebook is getting a little too intimate with me. “Good morning, Leigh,” it coos. “Thanks for being here. We hope you enjoy Facebook today.” Then, like a slice of dystopian cafeteria lunch…




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Leigh Alexander

Leigh Alexander

I write about the intersection of technology, popular culture and the lives we’ve lived inside machines. I’m also a narrative designer! leighalexander1 at gmail

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