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Can We Please Stop Calling Everyone “Addicted”?

It’s disrespectful, degrading, and disempowering.

Photo by Marcos Paulo Prado on Unsplash

In my discussion of The Social Dilemma, I challenged the filmmakers’ rather extreme view that huge swaths of people are “addicted to technology,” that social media is like a dangerous drug that’s hijacking people’s brains, and that big tech companies are trapping people in something akin to The Matrix

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Nir Eyal

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