re: You don’t owe social media anything! VIEW POST

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I'm curious: why would you think you owe anything to social media at all?

 

I think it is because sometimes I feel compelled to share something, to stay up to date, to add to the conversations, or to read the latest news. If I don't check my timelines often then I could miss out. The addictive side of social media makes me feel I owe it to something. Thanks for asking.

 

Thanks for the explanation! It's very good that you've noticed that your relationship with social media has some toxic attributes. It is very easy to get addicted to it and feel bad not spending time on it, due to the "missing out" thing that you describe. But if you think about it, it's total nonsense. You don't need to know everything about your friends, nor every new technology and new trends. Spending after-work time with family/friends is a lot more rewarding than staring at the screen looking for new information :)

Thanks for the reminder. It's a daily struggle but we will overcome! :)

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