Minister of loneliness for ‘broken society’
Can the state stop loneliness? Yesterday Britain appointed a government minister to tackle the “epidemic” blighting millions of lives — an issue dubbed the “giant evil” of our times.
Loneliness ‘epidemic’ plaguing young people
Experts say that loneliness could be reaching epidemic proportions among the young and that social media may be making it worse. How serious is the problem and should we do more to solve it?
Social networks make us lonely, say critics
In less than a decade, Facebook has changed the way millions of people socialise. This week, one article caused a stir by questioning its impact. Are social networks making us lonelier?