Facebook Friends Far Far Away...
Asked on Quora: Is it possible to have a real friendship with someone from another country through facebook?
Yes! You see, way back when there were no public computers, internet and Facebook communication between people from different countries took place via land phones and snail mail…called just “mail.”
People had penpals and developed friendships and even romantic relationships by writing…ah, yes the art of writing down pen to paper and being purposeful in every curve of letter as to be not only legible, but meaningful!
I had a penpal from Korea, and though we never met, it was exciting to learn about a different culture and opened up my young mind to developing intercultural relationships here in the United States.
You absolutely can develop a friendship over time with someone who is looking up at the same stars from across the ocean. Maybe you will even meet your new friend someday!