The one thing common in all most widely used social media platforms is that all of them make huge loads of money and share nothing with their users. You spend countless hours carefully curat..
I spend most of time scrolling through social media feeds, watching Youtube videos or binge watching shows. Over the past few years i did manage to reduce my screen time on social media by quitting networks that i thought weren't productive. Like Facebook only gave me social anxiety and only brought negativity in my life, so i removed all my added friends and stopped using it. I don't miss it and have no plans of ever going back to that place. The social networks i currently use are Twitter, Reddit and sometimes Instagram. Twitter for me is therapy, i use it anonymously and it's good therapy when i need to say something and get it out of my mind. Reddit is good for information and i like the depth of Reddit community, it also helps staying in touch with the zeitgeist. I like taking pictures of the things around me, so i use instagram to occasionally share those pictures. On youtube i usually watch videos about philosophy or anything that educates me, i have learned a lot form youtube over the years.
Even after more than a year of trying to avoid social media and spend my time on more productive things, like content creation or work on some of my ideas, i still spend most of my time on unproductive things online. If i had to choose between all these apps that i use daily, i think reddit and youtube are the only things that i would want to keep on using.