I’m seeing this post trending: “I Quit Social Media for a Year and Nothing Magical Happened”—I haven’t read it, just commenting on the title: I quit Twitter about two years ago (it was the extent of “social media” for me). I followed 87 people. I quit because reading Twitter made me feel worse than imagining inserting my face into a sewage drain, or injecting raw sewage into my veins, and after a month break (vacation), I felt amazing—the quality of life improvement was massive.

@22 pretty much the same reason I left; my entire feed was politics, us police, and general shittery that it was having an awful effect on me.

Mastodon was such a good change and I can keep it that way much easier than I ever could on twitter.


@BrokenBiscuit 🥂 here’s to improving one’s life instead of passively accepting that snorting raw sewage is ok.

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