Since the dawn of time (or at least the camera), newspapers have run social pages.
So what to do when a pesky plague means that many of us are now socially isolated or working from home?
Well, here at the Illawarra Mercury, we believe in swimming with the tide.
We have chosen instead to turn our Social Pages into, well ... wait for it ... the Anti-Socials.
We want people to send us their images of their work from home environment to share with the thousands of other poor souls in our region on solitary confinement.
And we're not afraid to share ours either.
Some of our staff from across our business have shared their own WFH (Working From Home) selfies, some even including their two-legged or four-legged WFH "helpers".
Send us your WFH pics to our Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll run a gallery or some of yours on our Anti-Social pages.
At the Mercury, we are in our second week of our new WFH, pants optional world.
Fair to say it is a weird world and the gloss has kind of worn off a little.
Don't get me wrong. We are blessed with technology which allows us to publish our print and digital editions from anywhere, which has been a lifesaver compared to what many media companies would have had to endure.
But ultimately, genuine social interaction can not be replaced or reproduced by the cyber-sanitized offerings of Google Hangout or gchats.
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Juilan O'Brien is the editor of the Illawarra Mercury.