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Garey alleges that Lacey continually asked her for more nude photos.
She recalls him saying, “I had to delete them, I can’t keep them on my computer.” “You’re flattered because [the singer of] one of your favorite bands is interested in you and nobody’s taken interest in you before,” Garey tells Pitchfork.
Pitchfork also spoke with several people close to each woman, who confirmed that they had spoken about their experiences beginning in the early 2000s.
One individual, who previously worked with Brand New, confirmed that both women had confided in them separately with their stories.
The first time they met in person was for an interview, during which Lacey stared at her chest and made “lots of comments about [her] body and breasts,” Driskill tells Pitchfork.
Fifty-eight young women, recruited in pairs of close friends, engaged in four conversations each: in-person, video chat, audio chat, and instant messaging (IM).
The two kept in touch, primarily online and occasionally in person, until Driskill was 23.
Both women describe the lingering effects of their interactions with Lacey: panic attacks, nightmares, and a distorted sense of intimacy.
Considerable research on computer-mediated communication has examined online communication between strangers, but little is known about the emotional experience of connectedness between friends in digital environments.
However, adolescents and emerging adults use digital communication primarily to communicate with existing friends rather than to make new connections.