At first, the nonstop entertainment, born as a response to the pandemic, calmed my nerves, as Black culture tends to do. The music lifted my spirit, the workouts helped me sweat out the stress of uncertainty, and the nonstop Twitter jokes kept my mind distracted. But lately, the volume of content and constant connection has become overwhelming, only boosting my anxiety, not alleviating it. (Niki McGloster – Afrotech.com)
Niki McGloster, a freelance writer and copy-editor says, “If you’ve also felt the weight of being tapped into every new digital trend, maybe it’s time to put your phone down.”
A day filled with bingable series, shares, likes, lives, comments and other online content may actually become a problem.
— AfroTech (@AfroTech) April 8, 2020