“Everybody has to soul search a little more about what you’re willing to do because your behaviors, you don’t realize it, but you are being programmed. It was unintentional, but now you’ve got to decide how much you’re willing to give up — how much of your intellectual independence?”
You need to watch this video — at least the part from the 21-minute mark to the 32-minute mark.
It’s an interview with Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook VP of User Growth who now says he feels tremendous guilt about what he helped create.
In the video he explains why he doesn’t use social media or allow his children to, and suggests you would be wise to do the same.