I published a video elaborating on the topics I explored in my previous blog post, “Why I Deleted My Instagram Account Forever: Social Media, Peer Pressure, and Living in the Moment”
Tag: social media
Twitter has a strange, sinister kind of force. It sucks you in. It changes you.
I finally took the plunge and deleted my Instagram account about a week ago. And now that I don’t have it anymore, I’ve started to become more and more nauseated by the culture surrounding Instagram, especially among Gen Z.
The rabbit hole of book and author cancellations at the hand of YA Twitter is a deep one– and it’s a symptom of a larger cultural problem in the book community that we would be remiss to ignore.
Welcome back to another post in which I use my cancel-proof irrelevance to dive into another example of well-intentioned-things-gone-off-the-rails in the book community.
This post really puts the “miscellaneous ramblings” in my “Book Reviews & Other Miscellaneous Ramblings” tagline….
A few years ago, I wasn’t allowed on any form of social media, and the allure of something forbidden to me yet used by many of my peers caused me to spend almost all of middle school begging my mom to let me on Instagram. She finally relented when I turned 14.