By Olivia Scheck Last week, while vacationing in San Francisco, I was introduced to a new and thoroughly modern form of evening entertainment.
Afterwards, he took off his mask, and we had a surprisingly intimate discussion about his life in a quiet Massachusetts town where he wished he had more friends.
Websites connecting strangers for aimless chatter are nearly as old as the internet itself.
Unlike traditional text chat, the video feature provides much of the information (e.g.
physical appearance, voice and mannerisms) that you use to read people in daily life.
Communicating in a non-physical, anonymous space could potentially lead to more open, even therapeutic, exchanges.