Facebook’s Outage Highlighted Our Hopeless Addiction

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Everyone knows social media is bad for them. But as Vonnegut said about another favorite vice, “Beer, of course, is actually a depressant. But poor people will never stop hoping otherwise.”

Now, economic status has nothing to do with our reliance on social media outlets or our desire to ignore the fact that they’re bad for our mental well-being. I bring this up to highlight…