Posts tagged facebook
A Few Unpopular Thoughts on Internet Privacy

A lot’s changed in the last 30 years. We’ve been forced to answer questions that we’ve never had to ask before. Questions like, “should I enter my credit card information online?” And there had to be an adjustment period to gain a measure of comfort with that — for some, it’s still going on. But that’s to be expected, I supposed.

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The 3 Steps I Took to Reduce my Mobile Dependence

I read an article the other day about a boy who was addicted to taking selfies and another showing that we spend 23 days out of the year on our phones.

I've witnessed several of my friends take their phones out of their pockets, unlock them, swipe through each of their social applications (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat primarily) and then lock their phone only to repeat the process ten minutes later. The crazy part... there was no notifications or incoming messages prompting them to do so. They just opened, swiped, clicked, locked. Finding nothing new, they waited ten more minutes before checking again, hoping there might be something there to give them the dopamine hit they crave.

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