“It is very common for humans to develop things with the best of intentions and for them to have unintended, negative consequences.”
Nobody knows the impact of social media platforms quite like the people who created them.
That’s why this Guardian article about why social network employees are unplugging is worth a read.
It explains how many of the creators of these addictive platforms have become wary of them and in many cases are now warning others about their potential impact.
I’m not ready to give up on social media yet, but I do recommend changing your phone habits.