losing time in timelines

Bookmarked Social Timelines: Life Lost on the Curated Projections of Other People’s Lives?.

Time spent reading social timelines is time lost. Scrolling through a timeline is time consumed by the curated projections of other people’s lives, which are absorbed wholly and only at the cost of living your own. Or, to put it another way: time spent on timelines amounts to time spent not living your life.
Social Timelines: Life Lost on the Curated Projections of Other People’s Lives? by James Shelley (jamesshelley.com)
I’m looking for agreement, disagreement, or reflections on the following proposition: Time spent reading social timelines is time lost. Scrolling through a timeline is time consumed by the curated projections of other people’s lives, which are absorbed wholly and only at the cost of living your ...

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