Social media and remote work lets you start friendships online. But close relationships can only develop OFFLINE. There's too much context missing from tweets and video calls to allow for closer bonds. Here's why.
Making and staying friends online is a hard thing to do. You captured the richness of in person communication. I remember “walking meetings” in the woods with coworkers and it was so much better than the zoom call, where by default you need to stay stationary for the camera. Thanks for writing this!