THIS. All this and then some. Social media is not a healthy environment. It hasn't been for a while. What they call "engagement" actually roughly translates to "keep them hooked". Social media companies are basically drug dealers.
BTW, I wanted to mention that I don't consider dev.to as unhealthy. I've often found that topical social networks are civil-- and often encouraging. dev.to is that.
We're a place where coders share, stay up-to-date and grow their careers.
We strive for transparency and don't collect excess data.