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Tue Apr 26, 2022, 10:15 AM

One thing to keep in mind about all social media

You're not the customer.

You're the product.

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Reply One thing to keep in mind about all social media (Original post)
Sympthsical Apr 26 OP
vlyons Apr 26 #1
Yonnie3 Apr 26 #2
usonian Apr 26 #3
Scrivener7 Apr 26 #5
Scrivener7 Apr 26 #4
Hoyt Apr 26 #6

Response to Sympthsical (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2022, 10:23 AM

1. Another thing to remember

you can delete, turn off, unsubscribe, and scroll past ugly disturbing stuff. Rinse your mind out with some pleasing music.

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Response to Sympthsical (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2022, 10:30 AM

2. This also applies to TV, internet news and entertainment sites, etc. n/t

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Response to Sympthsical (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2022, 10:31 AM

3. I block ads. Starve them.

Though it might be harder with their apps, to do so.

I don't now precisely how because I don't use them. But anything via browser is clean.

More here.
https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=16629872

Donate to DU if you choose.

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Response to usonian (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 26, 2022, 11:01 AM

5. Reread the OP.

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Response to Sympthsical (Original post)

Tue Apr 26, 2022, 10:58 AM

4. Also, they are entirely voluntary. If you feel a social media platform creates problems, and

you are still using them, you are the problem.

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Response to Scrivener7 (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 26, 2022, 11:12 AM

6. +100000.

 

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