Stopping Social Media from Stopping You


We’re young, we’re crazy, and we’re restless.  Unfortunately, these three qualities most of us, young people, have are anything but helpful when it comes to using the Internet, particularly social media.

Would you believe that whenever I leave my Facebook for a few (and by few, I mean 3-5 minutes) minutes, my Facebook will have about 20 new posts screaming to be read? If you are my friend in Facebook, then your status update is probably one of those. Equally bad: my Twitter, Multiply, Plurk—even my Friendster account—are all equally clogged by updates minute after next. And yeah, some of those posts are pleas to be liberated from the throes of the social media.

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