A 21st Century Drug

In all his wisdom, even Orwell couldn’t have imagined this particular kind of trap.

With the 21st century came a brand new drug. A drug that isn’t made of chemicals or organic matter. A drug that is just as addictive as cocaine or alcohol. A drug that captures the hearts and minds of its consumers.

A drug called social media.

It’s no secret that social media was designed to be addictive and this continues to be its main function. The more we use social media, the more advertising revenue it gets. Our attention is a valuable resource. The more of it we can…