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Professor Kane Examines Twitter: "#Loneliness felt as Twitter goes down"

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Professor Kane Examines Twitter: "#Loneliness felt as Twitter goes down"

Associate Professor Gerald Kane said that when Twitter went down on January 19 it was like ‘sort of losing a sense in some way’ for some users. A global disruption exposed some of the network’s 300 million users to feelings of loneliness when the site crashed, social media analysts say. Read the Boston Herald article.