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You’re Not Alice, But We Still Want To Hear About How You Went Down The (Internet) Rabbit Hole

A student uses a laptop computer during a English lesson at the Ridings Federation Winterbourne International Academy.
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Searching on a laptop computer

It all starts so innocently – you’re reading an article, or looking up a detail about a musician your friend mentioned at dinner, and then suddenly you’ve discovered a member in your favorite 1960s singing group is actually the grandmother of the Butler brothers in Arcade Fire.

It all starts so innocently – you’re reading an article, or looking up a detail about a musician your friend mentioned at dinner, and then suddenly you’ve discovered a member in your favorite 1960s singing group is actually the grandmother of the Butler brothers in Arcade Fire.

That’s when you realize you’re in it: the (Internet) Rabbit Hole. 

The Internet can take you anywhere. In a lot of cases, that’s a good thing – there’s a wealth of information at your fingertips. Sometimes it can even be turned into a game. But it can also mean that you frequently get lost in a downward spiral of meaningless information that you never needed (or wanted) to know.

Do you ever get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information available online? What is the last Internet rabbit hole you went down? Call us at 866-893-5722.

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