Official website: https://to.pbs.org/2GqaaGV | #RepublicOfDesirePBS
In an age where the power of technology helps us connect, are we as isolated as ever?
People’s Republic of Desire exposes the baffling reality of how virtual relationships are replacing real-life human connections through China’s video-based social network YY––a hugely popular gathering place for over 300 million people in China. Premiering Monday, Feb 25 (check local listings).
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