My life is really stressful right now, both personally and professionally. Even with that, I still feel tremendous relief to be off of corporate social media. I didn’t realize how much algorithmic news feeds were driving me to experience anxiety.

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Chronological feed presentation really is one of the best ways to do social media. It helps break the compulsive behavioral loops.

@mike It's like TV without all of the commercials. Which is how I've watched TV since Star Trek: TNG. Doesn't stop me from binging Netflix, though. 😏😉

@mike I’m loving the platform. And tooting. Thanks for getting the word out, Mike.

@mike As a freelancer whose ability to make money pretty heavily relies on my social media presence, I'm really interested to hear your thoughts on how this new social-media-free project affects your work as you continue it! I've been working to get my own time online down to the bare minimum but it still feels like a lot, looking forward to hearing all the new solutions you find.

@frankiedoodledandy the next time I have to sell tickets to something will be a major indicator.

@mike does it not bother you that it is reverse chronological? I fight through it. But I find myself getting pulled into a story just to realize I missed the first 3 parts!

Having never looked at Twitter, is it not chronological?

@Joy_concepcion Not now. Once upon a time, it was reverse chronological, like here.

@mike Also been thinking this for years (noticed the algorithms), felt a lot like Chicken Little. Thank you for suggesting Mastadon. This feels as fun as when someone original introduced me to Twitter (and it was still chronological).

@mike Curious to hear more on how that works... since my experience has been the opposite?
Purely chronological means I (feel like I) have to *constantly* be present to keep up....

@mike I'll have you know my compulsive behavioral loops are doing just fine thank you very much! 😆

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