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- Posted on Oct 11th 2010 2:30PM by John D. Luerssen
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"Facebook is a good idea, I guess," Reznor told Drowned in Sound. "Certainly, I don't really use it that much but it has got me and closer to people that I hadn't been in contact with that I actually know as real human beings, so that's good."
Mostly, Reznor finds fault with its "falseness", adding, "I guess I'm just coming from an older school of: when you met people you met them. Whether you spoke to them on person or talked on the phone, when you interact with them it would be a real person and not some avatar of themselves."
Trent cites supposed Joy Division fans as an example of "hyper-real versions of people," insisting that "if as many people really listened to Joy Division as list them on their Facebook page, Joy Division would be bigger than U2."