Now that everyone and their mom is social networking in cyberspace, digital friendships are becoming a regular part of everyday life. Whether it’s broadcasting your whereabouts, stalking old friends, or managing a digital rolodex, the internet is a medium that can both enrich and tarnish friendships without any real interaction.
While much of the digital friendship discussion focuses on the extension of real-life relationships on Facebook or MySpace, there are numerous other platforms that facilitate different types of relationships. Not sexual ones. Well maybe, but I’m not talking about those.
Below are the 4 Types Of Digital Friendships that are a regular part of digital culture.