Over the past few years, I’ve transformed into something of a social media ghost. I haven’t posted on Instagram since December, my tweets have dwindled from several times a day to a mere couple of times a week, and I can’t even recall the last time I logged into Facebook or Snapchat. Many of my profiles appear abandoned, and I’m not alone in this trend; people are spending less and less time on social media.
For over a decade, social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have brought people together. However, in their relentless pursuit of growth, these platforms have shifted from being places for genuine human connection to becoming channels for entertainment. As these major players degenerate into chaotic blends of noise and sponsored content, disillusioned users are seeking refuge on various smaller platforms.Continue reading… “The Great Social Media Splintering: A Journey Toward Healthier Online Connections”