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The average adult uses social media for over 1 hour per day, and many teens use it for 4 hours or more! Studies show that usage over 30 minutes leads to decreasing satisfaction. We all know what it's like being 'sucked into' feed or saying we'll watch just one more story.
Social media is built with 'persuasive design' and use super computers to analyze every click you make. All with the goal of getting you to use their platforms more. You are the product sold to advertisers. Don't quit social media (or should we say social entertainment) entirely. Make it a goal to use it only for specific purposes and in limited quantity. If you have kids on social media, learn about the unique risks they face with Tech Savvy resources. Consider using Village Social as your primary way to communicate and share with specific people. That way you can avoid distractions of traditional social media, plus it helps you focus on quality relationships not 'likes' or quick comments. Tech Savvy
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befreechallenge.com Smart design for intentional use Socialize without distractions. Learn More Time to break the cycle Social media taps into the basic human desire to be connected and loved but is distorted by AI and super computers to manipulate our behavior and emotions. All to extract more time to sell more ads (i.e. you are the product being sold). Social media is robbing us of our time and diminishing our humanity
Because the problem is social the solution needs to be social
It's not easy to break the negative cycle alone. It takes support from your village