Social media has become antisocial — here’s how to save it

Think small

Photo by Anna Dziubinska on Unsplash

Social media is designed to pit our everyday lives against the best moments of others.

Dunbar’s layers of relationships. The layers are nested, meaning that outer circles include all inner relationships. This diagram depicts five intimate friends, 15 best friends, 35 close friends, 150 relationships, 500 acquaintances and 1500 faces recognised. Image by JelenaMrkovic on Wikimedia, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

In group chats lies our greatest hope for the future of social media.

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Ville Kuosmanen

I care about digital products that improve our lives. Software Engineer at a crypto startup.