Quit social media

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

2 thoughts on “Quit social media”

  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?

  2. Refusing to use social media is like refusing to wear shoes, as Douglas Copeland once put it…

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