Social media is making us anxious and paranoid—so why can’t we stop using it?

“Humans are constantly scanning, constantly receptive to and looking for whatever they can perceive about each other, for whatever is put out there.” Eavesdropping is a very human action, and people are resourceful at combining information from disparate sources to create a “bigger picture” of social activities. This picture is augmented by information provided on social media sites like Twitter or Flickr.

via Social media is making us anxious and paranoid—so why can’t we stop using it? — Medium.

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