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We’re Confused About Social Media

The confusion about social media is a misunderstanding about what it is, and what it’s for. Most people think it’s a tool for connecting with family and friends. For sharing pictures with grandparents. For announcing important things. For convenient conversation. But social media is actually none of those things. Social media is an advertising platform ...

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Social Media Is Free, But …

Then we freely give back: Our time Our attention Our ideas Our photos, videos Everything we like A diary of our whole lives Unlimited permission to data mine everything we share Our relationships Our future And, because we’re all doing this, they play us against each other. We distract each other, while they keep cashing ...