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Parasocial relationships in the internet era

5th January 2024

How close are we really to our favourite celebs? We’ve all been there; scrolling Twitter at 2am looking for updates on Taylor Swift’s new beau; checking Instagram every other minute for news of Rihanna’s baby; hanging eagerly on DeuxMoi’s every word. If you identify with any of the above, chances are you’re in a parasocial ...