The Facebook Alloy

In metallurgy, an alloy is a mixture of two different metals that has different properties than either of those metals taken separately. 

For about a decade or two there was a long debate among specialists about whether internet connections were really community or really not community, whether the Internet was a good, maybe even a better substitute for the you know the Rotary Clubs and so on, they're no longer with us or no longer attractive to people or whether the Internet was actually maybe even evil, drawing people away out from human connections.  I think that's the wrong way to phrase the question.  

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