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jayeless
jayeless
For the past few days, I’ve been taking a break from Twitter. In recent weeks it had been irritating me more than anything else, and FOMO was starting to be a source of stress – feeling like I “had” to scroll through it just in case, even though it was annoying me. I’ve written about th... www.jayeless.net
mbkriegh
mbkriegh

@jayeless since discovering micro.blog i have increasingly been moving down the path of restructuring my social media engagement… i was more into Facebook and Instagram than Twitter, but my engagement with those platforms was increasingly unsatisfying… congrats on breaking the chains!… i am right behind you…

alanralph
alanralph

@jayeless I still have occasional spasms of FOMO, along with compulsive refreshing of my RSS feed list, years after walking away from both Facebook and Twitter. That's a hard habit to unlearn once you've acquired it. I'm now at a stage where I've realised the benefit of not being constantly in the torrent of news and opinion, of not having to be up-to-date on everything.

hjertnes
hjertnes

@jayeless funny how a lot of people on here are leaving Twitter not that long after I started using it after being off since 2016

lmika
lmika

@jayeless I've been off Twitter for about a week and a half now. It was partly a conscious decision — events at the time were giving me anxiety — but I found out that I was also logging on daily to check tweets from a single account (the daily Coronavirus numbers). After adding that account to Feedbin, it turns out there wasn't any other reason to check Twitter anymore.