'Will you read my story today? Or avert your gaze, skip words composed by an unfamiliar name in your timeline?'
A poem on the allure of social media and how algorithms make us lose touch with everyday reality.
How dow we stop from becoming crass simulations of our real selves? How can we bridge the widening chasm between our joyful projections and hollow inner realities?
The solution to the issues posed by the Netflix film lies not in quitting social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, but in understanding them better.
I am weary of maintaining a ‘social' image.
When we receive a like notification on social media, the brain's reward system is activated giving us instant gratification.
Mental health professionals are using mobile apps to treat more children, reach more minorities and, crucially, catch them all earlier.
Typically such bodies are built in order to make your ex-lover want you back. But you’re too good for them now.
'Storm Area 51' is a summative masterstroke in Generation Z meme culture
Curiosity makes us anxious but many a time it gives hope, meaning and a reason to go on.