Since then I have been wary of technology and virtual socialization because I do believe it strongly erodes a person's ability to interact in the real world. I did not get my first cell phone until 2007. I resisted getting facebook for years. I have never used Twitter. And I still do not have a smart phone.
I see children growing up now who have smart phones in the first grade. Internet addiction is a serious problem in developed nations (especially South Korea) and this idea of everyone being "alone together" is only going to get stronger as our technology continues to replace face-to-face real time interaction.
Here is her interview on the Colbert Report: