In real life, we do not share space with strangers from the internet. And the worst thing we can do to our real relationships is check in through social networking to see how they're doing. Real life, real friends, real family -- they belong in the real world. Hold tight to these people who have eyes and a body.
I used to love to touch soft cashmere sweaters that I might buy for my daughter. Or pick up a book and flip through the pages. Now I touch my keyboard and scratch my head. Is the waist really that small on that jacket? Are those stripes too gaudy for my sister? Tapping on the screen enlarges the image. But I still can't feel the texture.