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A phrase that a parent, mentor, or teacher said that stuck with us and changed everything

A phrase that a parent, mentor, or teacher said that stuck with us and changed everything

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The Four Horsemen of the Info-Apocalypse

Although we think of information overload as one big problem, it actually consists of four problems that are each getting exponentially worse, and that together add up to one big crisis. This crisis risks making us collectively dumber instead of more intelligent, and tearing us apart instead of bringing us together. The crisis goes by many names, but the one that I think is most apt is Info-Apocalypse.

  1. Echo Chambers
  2. Constant Distraction
  3. FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

Info-Apocalypse Problem 1: Content Shock

Info-Apocalypse Problem 2: Echo Chambers

Info-Apocalypse Problem 3: Constant Distraction

Source: Former Facebook Exec: Social Media Ripping Apart Society