The old man with connections still stands there, looking at a wall of photos, of memories.
Someone took all those pictures by looking down at a device.
That's good, but sharing an idea/photo/video via a similar sized device is isolating?
Everything in moderation. That's all. It's not more complex than that. Use your digital social circles AND face to face/group socialization to your advantage. You don't have to neglect one to leverage the other.