“If you asked me what the true danger about social media is, I’d say it’s much more subtle. It’s the problem of time — and becoming stuck in the present. It’s the relentless pressure of reverse chron.”
There’s no shortage of ideas out there about the dangers of social media, but this post makes a convincing argument that most people have overlooked the biggest problem with our platforms.
He suggests a culture that’s stuck in the present can’t solve big problems and offers some interesting thoughts about ways social platforms could combat this if they wanted to (which they don’t).