It might. According to Moira Burke, interviewed by Stephen Marche for The Atlantic, her studies show that people who compose comments on their “friends’” walls are less lonely than people who just “like” a post or who just read their friends’ status. Stephen speculates that’s because everybody is glossing up their lives, re-touching them like . . . → Read More: A Novelist’s Mind: Lilian Nattel Online: Does Facebook Make You Lonelier?