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Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now Summary

Jaron Lanier

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

by Jaron Lanier

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Jaron Lanier

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Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now shows why you should quit social media because it stops joy, makes you a jerk, erodes truth, kills empathy, and endangers the concept of free will.

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Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

by Jaron Lanier

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Jaron Lanier

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In Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now, Jaron Lanier will make you seriously reconsider your online presence. His 10 reasons are that social media:

  1. Takes away your free will.
  2. Contributes to the insanity of our world.
  3. Turns you into a jerk.
  4. Manipulates truth.
  5. Is destroying the meaning of the words we use.
  6. Annihilates our ability to be empathetic.
  7. Makes us miserable.
  8. Takes away our economic dignity.
  9. Is the reason politics are divided and complex.

In other words, it does more bad to the world than good. Let's find out why.

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"Social media is biased, not to the Left or the Right, but downward."

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