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Invented the Internet
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Clear your Mind
Have you ever browsed social media while waiting in a line?
Have you ever been watching TV and been browsing social media at the same time?
Ever pick up your phone while having a meal with a friend or family to check real quick?
the practice of ignoring one's companion or companions in order to pay attention to one's phone or other mobile device.
The root of all evil, turn them off
Designed to keep playing indefinitely
Payout in regular intervals to keep you hooked, you'll eventually get something back and likely less than you put in
Never play too long without a win
Solitary nature is one person, by themselves, no one else around to pull you away or distract you
Push button and play hundreds of games in a sitting
No breaks or stopping points, continue play.
Bright designs and red notifications capture attention and focus on app
Every notification is possible social reward, tagged in a photo, liked a photo, message from a friend
Always a notification waiting for you even if not significant, keeps you engaged
Connects you to others, but never IRL, usually when alone
New content always waiting for you, millions of sources, hooked
Infinite scrolling allows refreshing content indefinitely and no stopping point
"Hearts. Likes. Thumbs up. And we conflate that with value, and we conflate it with truth instead of what it really is is fake, brittle popularity that’s short-term and leaves you even more — and admit it — vacant and empty than before you did it."
"The short-term, dopamine driven feedback loops that we have created are destroying how society works."
"I think the internet is broken. And it’s a lot more obvious to a lot of people that it’s broken.”"
"One reason it is particularly important for us to talk about this now is that we may be the last generation that can remember life before,"
-Justin Rosenstein, creator of Facebook like button
"It literally changes your relationship with society, with each other, God only knows what it’s doing to our children’s brains."
What is the primary purpose of each?
For short messages
For disappearing media
For business messaging
It's to provide eyeballs for its advertisers
Which let's your employers keep eyeballs on you
The art of avoiding customer service call trees
Clean Up and Customize Facebook
Set specific time to visit
Set total usage time
Delete app on device
Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens.
Always prefer IRL whenever possible
Unfollow or Mute
Turn off notifications
Uninstall from device
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