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Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Key insights from Jaron Lanier's

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

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Social media is one of the internet’s hottest platforms — but is it harming you more than you realize?

These days, it seems like everyone has multiple social media accounts. And why not? It’s an easy way to stay in touch with family and friends and share how you feel about what’s going on in the world. But tech entrepreneur Jaron Lanier argues that social media actually disconnects you from people, replacing genuine relationships with online “friends” and luring you to accept invasive advertising. In this Snapshot, you’ll find some compelling reasons for deleting your social media accounts.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Have concerns about how social media usage is changing your relationships
  • Feel disconcerted by algorithms and targeted ads accessing your personal data
  • Want to take a break from social media
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Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

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Start Reading

Book Information

Key insights from Jaron Lanier's

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Ratings:
Length: 6 minutes
Social media is one of the internet’s hottest platforms — but is it harming you more than you realize?

These days, it seems like everyone has multiple social media accounts. And why not? It’s an easy way to stay in touch with family and friends and share how you feel about what’s going on in the world. But tech entrepreneur Jaron Lanier argues that social media actually disconnects you from people, replacing genuine relationships with online “friends” and luring you to accept invasive advertising. In this Snapshot, you’ll find some compelling reasons for deleting your social media accounts.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Have concerns about how social media usage is changing your relationships
  • Feel disconcerted by algorithms and targeted ads accessing your personal data
  • Want to take a break from social media
What is a Snapshot?Learn More