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What's App, Doc?

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/pomh/?comic=180

Strip by: Ian Boreham

title: Maladies of the digital age
{A man in his dressing gown and slippers is bringing into the house a large parcel that has just been delivered. He is surprised to see an identical parcel on his hall stand.}
caption: eBay-ja vu - The sensation of having accidentally ordered the same item twice on the internet.

{A young woman sitting in a cafe is scrolling through a social media site on her phone, furiously liking posts and sending smileys. Her face is set in a scowl.}
caption: RestingBitchfaceBook - Having an unfortunately sour neutral expression when absorbed in social media.

{A young man is seated in front of his PC, hand poised above the keyboard, ready to tweet his latest thought.}
caption: Touweettes Syndrome - An uncontrollable compulsion to blurt out whatever comes to mind in 140 characters or less.

The author writes:

Mezzacotta AC also suggested "distress due to feeling a complex emotion/thoughts that can't be expressed in 140 characters" and "wanting to eat something without delaying for the Instagram photo".

Drawn in Krita and Inkscape.