How to Manage Your Attention on Social Platforms

“Stop blaming the media platforms for your own wallowing in small-minded twitter gossip about people. Strength train to the point where you decide whether to be there or elsewhere.”

Now THIS is an interesting Twitter thread.

Venkatesh Rao explains “How to actually manage attention without smashing your phone and retreating to a log cabin.

He suggests the idea of unplugging from our “social computer” is a mistake that will cause you to be severely disadvantaged due to your lack of information compared to others in the world.

Rather than unplugging and blaming the platforms, he suggests users train themselves to better manage their information flow.

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