Try suggesting that someone stop using social media.
Go ahead — I dare you.
It’s amazing to think that not many years ago, social media didn’t even exist. Shuttle forward just a few years and life without social media seems crazy.
Try telling people you’re not on Facebook and you’ll get your share of eye-rolls and sideways looks.
But what if you knew social media wasn’t good for you?
In the video below, Dr. Cal Newport, a computer science professor, blogger, author of Deep Work, and more, talks about quitting social media. He also studies theoretical foundations of our digital age and “writes about the impact of these technologies on the world of work.”
He’s one super smart dude, take a listen:
[Video via YouTube]
Now that you’ve heard what Dr. Newport has to say about social media, what do you think about quitting social media?
At the very least, what do you think about dialing it back and limiting its use?
I know that I have.