People move away. They go on trips, study abroad or get new jobs. When we find thousands of miles of friends and relatives, we are looking for ways to keep up with the events in Facebook and Instagram.
Whether you make the change or you "If you say goodbye to a friend or family member, Tech can help you close that physical gap, whether it's shared photos or playlists, messaging and video chat apps, or even one Friendship lamp for long-distance calls, there is no shortage of opportunities to stay in touch.
We provide a list of the best (and often free) ways to stay in touch with loved ones around the world.