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The Prospect Interview #115: Grief in the age of the Internet

Group therapy, WhatsApp-style

By Prospect Team  

A WhatsApp group that got started on Twitter helped journalist Suchandrika Chakrabarti process personal grief that she had been carrying for decades. Adult orphans around the world have started a group chat in which members amongst themselves about loneliness, grief—and just about everything else.

At a time when social media seems to be dominated by shouty voices, division and trolls, could this WhatsApp group pave a new way of relating to one another online?

Suchandrika’s article can be found here.

And you can read Stephanie Boland’s article on Twitter here.


       

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