When I posed a question the other day about possibly leaving social media, I got a response that shocked me. They told me I shouldn’t leave or change my social media strategy for fear of missing out.It’s strange how fast we assimilated social media into the very DNA of our relationships.Instead of risking, it’s easier to glance at someone’s profile to learn about his or her world.Unfortunately, this makes a relationship convenient and easy, when the best foundation for a long lasting relationship is one that’s willing to risk. Wasting Time Time is valuable, which means we shouldn’t waste it with people, interactions and advertisements that offer no return for our attention.
I discovered that not many people even want to look at the disadvantages of social media because they know they can’t live without it.
It’s my attempt to level the playing field and help you realize there are just as many dangers to relying on social media as there are to leaving it.
Here are just a few dangers involved with social media: 1. Social media has just exacerbated this desire in the form of likes and retweets.
This unfortunately becomes increasingly difficult with social media sharing everything. Convenient Friendships We don’t have much risk with our relationships today.
It is now hard to call someone on the phone because that involves giving something of ourselves.