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The Case For Ditching Social Media

For the sake of their careers, Carl Newport -- a computer scientist, author and blogger -- is advising his fellow millennials to quit social media. “In a capitalist economy, the market rewards things that are rare and valuable,” he writes in The New York Times. “Social media use is decidedly not rare or valuable.” As such, “The idea that if you engage in enough of this low-value activity, it will somehow add up to something of high value in your career is the same dubious alchemy that forms the core of most snake oil and flimflam in business.”

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