To begin, there is the slight irony that you’re perhaps reading this via social media. Also, at one point, blogging was a type of social media, so maybe I have not totally quit social media. Also, full confession, I’m still relatively active on Goodreads and I think I have a Google Plus page? Setting all that aside, let me put the rest of my cards on the table. I still assist in managing our church social media accounts. Therefore, my exodus from social media is not all-encompassing. Yet, I think I can still safely say I quit social media.
I was first introduced to social media while working in the corporate world. I worked in the communications department and as social media became more popular, the company was debating whether to be active in those spaces. I never had joined Facebook. But Twitter and Instagram seemed intriguing so I signed up and began to delve into the world of social media. Continue reading