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How to use Twitter during the coronavirus pandemic without falling into a black hole of anxiety

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How to use Twitter during the coronavirus pandemic without falling into a black hole of anxiety

How to use Twitter during the coronavirus pandemic without falling into a black hole of anxiety

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Twitter is a stressful place these days.

You can get the news faster than ever before by relentlessly refreshing your Twitter timeline, which can be a blessing and a curse during the coronavirus pandemic. 

We all probably know someone who is stressing themselves out right now by anxiously scrolling Twitter all day. If you find yourself doing this, please know that there are ways to stop. Whether it’s asking friends for help or using a time management app, it’s totally possible to cut down on your Twitter time.

Why do we do this to ourselves?

The last time I went out with friends was in early March, right before it became clear that was no longer a safe thing to do. A lull in the conversation led to one of us looking at Twitter only to see the breaking news that Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson had tested positive for Covid-19. Suddenly, everyone pulled out their phones to see it for themselves, only to see just a few minutes later that the NBA had postponed play indefinitely because of Rudy Gobert’s positive diagnosis.  Read more…

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