Connection: Lost & Found

Masked girl in the centre of connections
Illustration by Princess W

In merely two years, Covid-19 has managed to drastically alter everything, including our social media presences. We've all missed face-to-face social interaction with family and friends: coffee meet-ups just to catch up, going out for dinner and celebrating huge milestones. The majority of seeing one another has switched to witnessing each other’s online posts or to be more intimate, having FaceTime calls, or Zoom meetings to watch a movie together.

The impulse to delete social media has been noticeable. Many people worry about spending too many hours online and neglecting other duties within their daily routines. For others, in this crucial period, they found the importance of having a social media platform; they rely on them to stay pertinent with global occurrences