Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Most of us use at least one social media service, and we know that they’re not altogether perfect.
But as Adam Holz pointed out on a blog this week, Netflix’s The Social Dilemma shows an even uglier social media underbelly—one that we may not be fully aware of.
This week, our crack Plugged In team discusses Netflix’s provocative documentary and offers some free-range thoughts on social media itself—how we use it, and how it uses us. Click here to listen. And for more information on everything we talked about this episode (and some helpful resources, too), check out the links below.
- Gift of Any Amount Offer: The Teen’s Guide to Social Media… and Mobile Devices: 21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World by Jonathan McKee
- Plugged In Tech Guide
- Plugged In Blog: Netflix’s The Social Dilemma Paints a Sober Portrait of Tech’s Influence
- Plugged In Review: Rebecca Black, “Friday”
- Plugged In Review: Inside Out
- Plugged In Blog: Entertainment, Media and Mental Health: The Influence of Social Media
- Plugged In Blog: The Real Reason I Dislike Social Media
- Plugged In Blog: We’re Always Connected Thanks to Social Media. Why Do We Feel So Alone?
- Plugged In Blog: Why Lizzo and Other Celebs Left Social Media for Good
- Plugged In Blog: There’s No Nicotine in Social Media. So Why Are You Puffing So Hard?
- Plugged In Blog: Social Media Can Cause Depression, But One Outlet Wants to Combat It, Too.
- Plugged In Blog: What do Teens Talk About on Social Media?
- Plugged In Review: Social Animals