Reaching out – of the phone

Today “reaching out” is something we do alone, cramming our phone. Didn’t it use to be something else?

Connecting is not what it used to be

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Reaching out is today not something we do by touching someone in arms reach, it is not posting a note in the supermarket or sending a letter around to our friends… it is not even sending an email.

Reaching out is more and more becoming a social media thing, Something we do by bending down over our phones

Illustration of a group of people reaching out through their phones. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
Reaching out through screens

keywords:, social media, smart phone, so-me, telephones, connecting, technology, digital natives

About Drawn
Drawn journalism is a project by me, Frits Ahlefeldt ( )- about figuring out new ways to create graphic journalism, using drawings, sketches and watercolors, more than words

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