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Quit social media

A provocative argument put forward by someone who’s built a high-profile secondary career through blogging:

Categories: Archiving Digital Distraction, Personal Agency and The Reflexive Imperative Social Media for Academics

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  1. I am ambivalent about his ideas. First because, as you point out, he has much to thank social media for. Second, because his position is based on a view of social media which he doesn’t really discuss (and prove or disprove).

    He seems to take a view that social media is a toxic product, which we could / should do without. But is he right? Or is social media a new working and living environment, that we need to adapt to, and learn to thrive in? Is using social media like smoking, or rather like adapting to living in water?

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