I’m old school: my social accounts include Facebook and LinkedIn.
My Seeking Alpha account was becoming more of a social account than an investing account, so I adjusted how I used it.
A long time ago, now that I can’t easily influence elections, I zapped my use of Facebook.
LinkedIn is just for adding contacts and, eventually, calling on them when I need a job — congratulating them on accomplishments, and praising their skills when I note them.
You know what? I have lots of time now to take care of my life, to learn new things, to enjoy things which are not deliberately habit forming.
It’s not a solution to all my problems, but it gives me time to find that solution. If I had my way, Facebook would easily allow users to delete their accounts [it doesn’t, which is evil]. And Facebook would allow a clock to tell users how long they’ve been using the site. It doesn’t, much like casinos don’t.