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Digital Minimalism – Focused and Isolated

After quitting Facebook and uninstalling Instagram, I stumbled onto the book Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport. This book makes the case and gives advice on what I already knew.

Social media, smartphones and other digital distractions are killing our … [continue reading]

How I Quit Facebook (Tips you might use)

Quitting Facebook in 2018 turned out to be easy for me, but I took several steps before I quit to make it much easier. Here is how I quit Facebook.

#1 Define the Reasons You Want to Leave

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Leaving Facebook Was Easy

A little more than two months ago, I quit Facebook. I outlined my reasons in the post Leaving Facebook. I wasn’t sure if I would be successful. I failed to go even 30 days without Facebook back when I … [continue reading]

Leaving Facebook

Yesterday I deactivated my Facebook account. I didn’t tell anyone I was leaving. I just did. I always found those people annoying that would make some grand announcement about how they had to quit Facebook, while still on Facebook. More … [continue reading]

Shutting Down the CriticalMAS Facebook Page

I have some pretty strong opinions when it comes to the web, especially when it comes to owning and controlling your own work. In recent months I’ve become increasingly frustrated with Facebook. I think it is a fine social … [continue reading]

Distraction Diet 2

Last year I announced that I was going on a Distraction Diet.

For the month of August, I am going to stay off Facebook and Twitter*, as I believe those are the two sites that are doing the most

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