It also drives me crazy. People (I’m guilty of this) post things that aren’t true–thanks to a proliferation of fake news sites and also thanks to political spin from the right (mostly) but also from the left. When I see such false stories, I feel compelled to react, and that gets me embroiled often in conversations I don’t really want to have. And before long, I’ve wasted a whole day doing nothing but Facebook.
But I’ve got work to do! I’m trying to finish the first draft of a book and my goal is October 1. If I’m going to meet that goal, I need more discipline. And that starts with staying away from Facebook. So, as of today, I’m on vacation. I’m not at a beach, which is too bad. I’m at home. Working. But I’m going to do my best to stay away from social media until September 1. If you need me, shoot me an email.
(I’m aware that my settings are such that this blog post will appear on Facebook.)