There is a new phenomenon on social media called “doomscrolling.“ that’s when you spend an inordinate amount of time on social media platforms scrolling through grim headlines.
Experts say that is a primal instinct....we tend to scan for danger. What You may not know is that those social media platforms algorithms take note of how many articles with a negative connotation that you read and they pump more of them into your feed.
So if it feels like everything in your social media feeds is negative, it could be because what you have been clicking on in the past.
We say take a break and listen to our show, specifically “the brighter side“ at 7:10 every weekday morning!
Jack Kulp and Carolyn McArdle talked about it on the air! Listen below...