interlife crisis

Interlife crisis (noun) a period of dramatic self-doubt felt by some individuals in the middle period of their internet use, as a result of growing confusion and/or disconnect between their presence online and their presence offline and the difficulties of maintaining both. Sometimes, a crisis can be triggered by transitions experienced in these years, such as the death of one or more past blogs or online projects, the obsolescence of profiles on once-popular social media platforms, or a change in employment that affects the amount of time a person spends in front of a computer.  The result may be a desire to make insignificant changes in core aspects of day-to-day life or situation, such as reworking their privacy settings or quitting Facebook altogether, attempting to make their own custom blog/CMS, or just starting a damned Tumblr.  These changes, however, are often accompanied by significant emotional turmoil.


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