Why Louis C.K. killed his Facebook page:
Adam Rifkin stashed this in @louisck
Louis CK is brilliant:
"I killed my Facebook page years ago because time clicking around is just dead time. Your brain isn't resting and it isn't doing. I think people have to get their heads around this thing. All this unmitigated input is hurting folks."
That's very thoughtful. Get more downtime and rest.
I agree with your links, and I agree with Louis CK.
And yet, I note that he tweets.
Isn't Twitter very similar to Facebook when it comes to random clicking and dead time?
Perhaps more so since Twitter is mostly noise?
(does some research)
Yes, Louis CK hates Twitter:
But he's employing that hatred of Twitter to hone his craft:
Okay here’s how I do twitter from now on. I make a show announcement, then take questions and insult you for a few minutes.
That's pretty much exactly what Twitter is useful for.
30 days without social media can change your life: http://stevecorona.com/how-30-days-without-social-media-changed-my-life
where is the balance? how about those of you who earn your living from the social media?
I'm not sure there IS balance, Jared.
Sometimes even moderation must be taken in moderation.
Just because someone makes money off of it, doesn't mean it matters.
ESPECIALLY IF someone makes money off it, chances are good it does not matter.