Analysis Of The Epidemic Of Facelessness By Stephen Marche

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In Stephen Marche’s blog, The Epidemic of Facelessness the idea that “everyone in the digital space is, at one point or another, exposed to online monstrosity, one of the consequences of the uniquely contemporary condition of facelessness” (Marche, 2015) is portrayed. The purpose of this blog is to show how new forms of communication are creating a “dissonance between the world of faces and the world without faces” (Marche, 2015). The faceless forms of communication Marche writes about include nonverbal communication through social media, and online trolls. Marche says, “the faceless communication social media creates, the linked distances between people, both provokes and mitigates the inherent capacity for monstrocity” (March 2015) meaning

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