Are online friendships and relationships a waste of breath?

do you gain anything from all that effort you put into maintaining friendships or relationships online, staying in touch with all your contacts, etc. my friend always complains that she wasted so much time being popular online but ended up with no friends in real life. i feel sad for her and i hope to not have... show more do you gain anything from all that effort you put into maintaining friendships or relationships online, staying in touch with all your contacts, etc.

my friend always complains that she wasted so much time being popular online but ended up with no friends in real life. i feel sad for her and i hope to not have my heart broken the same way...
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