January 18, 2024


Rethinking Social Media: What If We Un-Invented It?

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If you could un-invent something, what would it be? 
Bloganuary Day 18

Ok y’all, for the 18th day of Bloganuary, we’ve got a real brain teaser: If I could un-invent something, what would it be? After some thought, I’m zoning in on social media. Yep, you heard right! Let’s break down why, even though it’s a key part of my world.

I have a love-hate relationship with it. Social media has been a game-changer for me. It’s helped grow an amazing community and connect with incredible people. But, it’s not without its negatives – the pressure, the comparison game, the misinformation, the negativity, the lack of boundaries, the constant need to be ‘on.’ Imagine life without social media. Would we be more present? Maybe more connected in real life? Or would we lose important global connections and voices?

While I don’t think I’d genuinely push the button to un-invent social media (where would I share?), it’s an interesting thought experiment. It’s about finding balance and remembering to take a step back when needed. In the end, it’s about using social media mindfully and remembering it’s just one part of our lives. Enjoy it but don’t let it consume you!

What about you? If you could un-invent one thing, would social media make your list? Or is there something else you’d choose?

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