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Alone, together: Snowed in, in the age of hashtags
Wednesday - 2/13/2013, 11:32am EST
AP Technology Writer
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) -- The East Coast woke up under a blanket of snow this weekend and collectively documented the experience on the myriad social and mobile inventions of the past decade. Facebook, Twitter and other technologies make it increasingly difficult to stay isolated -- even if you're stuck home alone.
"The funny thing is that I actually checked my Instagram feed before I even looked out my own window," says Eric Witz, who lives in Medford, Mass.
On Saturday, Witz posted a photo of his car stuck under a "6-foot-high snow drift."
"I always have my phone on me. So checking these things is something I do instinctively when I wake up," he says. "That probably makes me a sad social media clich
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