How Leaving Social Media Affects Your Mind

Does it make you happier? I don’t know.

Isaac Simpson
Nov 15, 2017 · 7 min read

About four months ago I quit Facebook and Instagram after a big job I was up for didn’t pan out. Two months later, I left Twitter.

The first thing I noticed after I unplugged was that online ads unplugged from me. It was an overnight change. One day I was seeing Amazon book deals and food festivals…