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I cut the strings!
About 10 days ago I was listening to a podcast about digital minimalism. It got me thinking and asking questions about my use of social media and my "smart phone".
Does social media make me more social? Does it help me in business? Am I present when I have my phone with me?
I did not find the answers easy and pondered them and thought about them. I am a people person, so I dived into social media. I post everywhere, I enjoy it, I like reading about others and what they do. I caught up with some old friends through Facebook.
But, did I really have a relationship, or was I just looking in from the outside?
Were they really friends?
The last few days I made a decision, to delete Twitter from my phone and delete my account.
Yesterday, I did the same with Facebook, deleting my business pages and my personal account.
For now I am keeping Instagram, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Why these? I am still assessing them for now. Will I ever return to Facebook or Twitter - maybe, maybe not, just deactivating my accounts I saw how hard they make it and encourage you that you are free to return in 14 ... more
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