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Photo: Dean Drobot (Shutterstock) When we refer to someone who is “extremely online,” it’s pretty literal. This is someone who knows—and references—all the latest memes and never the outdated ones that peaked three weeks ago. They are always on Twitter and, if not participating in the daily discourse, at least observing it. They know all the news of the day and way too much about figures like Bari Weiss or Ben Shapiro. They can recite dril tweets, know what a milkshake duck is, and speak in TikTok audios. Many of the things they talk about are foreign to normies who have regular jobs during the day, aren’t on social media during work hours or that much in the evening, and get their news from the paper or television. It’s fine to be extremely online. Many of us are. But when one not-online person is in a relationship with an extremely online one, there can be friction. Here’s how to deal. Decide together whether you’ll participate in their online presence If you’re dating a poster, decide early on if you want to be included in their content. It might seem frivolous or simple, but this can be a big deal in the long run. Someone with a hefty online presence has to commodify a lot of the parts of their life. If you become a character in their web-based storyline, their followers can come to expect to see you often and the relationship can start to feel like it has […]