Most social media is best described as a collection of somewhat trivial entertainment services that are currently having a good run. These networks are fun, but you’re deluding yourself if you think that Twitter messages, posts and likes are a productive use of your time.
If you’re serious about making an impact in the world, power down your smartphone, close your browser tabs, roll up your sleeves and get to work.
“Giving up Facebook and Instagram made me realise I was using them to block out real emotions with likes. But I couldn’t help going back”
“So I made a decision (and announced it on Facebook in a perfect dichotomy), that I would be putting myself in a social media “time out” for two to three days every week. At first my FOMO was strong, but then I reminded myself that social media, much like your favorite soap opera, is the party that’s always on.”
Worth reading about her experiences.