'This stuff has such power to bring us together or force us apart'

Exploring the subtler, less obvious impact of tech on families.

"Sharing" is a word we use a lot in the digital age -- sharing videos and links. The sharing economy. Over-sharing.

But there can be a distance between people, even while all this sharing is going on. That's because so much of what we consume -and share- through our digital tech is individualized and personalized.

What effect does that have on our closest relationships and our families? Nancy Payne is a freelance writer, editor and communication consultant who lives near Lindsay, Ontario with her husband and two teenage boys.

Listen to her Spark documentary below.

Nancy Payne explores the subtle ways personalized tech affects the ways families share. 6:27


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