It’s that so much of human experience is now filtered through apps or platforms, platforms that make the rules and change the rules whenever they like, in ways that often amplify the less savory elements of human nature while satisfying the whims of corporations. […]
Should you quit Facebook? If you want, but it could also be healthy to simply take time off. A week. A month. Something to cleanse the palette and remind you that not every activity has to be shared or filtered through Facebook (or Twitter or Instagram or Tumblr for that matter).
Because the more you fit your life into what a for-profit ad-supported corporation like Facebook expects of you, the less power you have over your identity and experiences.