July 26, 2020 Social Media

Regulating Social Media

Social Media is addicting. To the point where it became a huge cause of anxiety, stress, and dissatisfaction. I have used the following four rules keep social media use minimal, and mitigate it’s negative effects.

Every Social Media Must Serve A Purpose

This is a facet of Digital Minimalism. The following chart is my digital media reflection:

Digital Reflection

Do Not Have Social Media Apps Installed.

This one is self explanatory. Having the apps installed make social media too accessible. Use the web version and delete cookies after each session to have to login again to check the app.

Use Website Blockers During the Day

I use Self Control on my Mac to block all distracting websites from being accessed during the day. I also ensure my phone is in a different room.

Get Chrome Extensions That Filter Feeds

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