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Moving spoken word video on our addiction to social media

(Social Media) While social media has expanded our horizons, it has led to many of us being more disconnected than ever. One rapper activist takes a stand on the topic.

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Our reliance on social media

As we add more and more digital devices to our pockets, our wrists, our cars, and our refrigerators, we become more reliant on our devices, and especially reliant upon the human contact that social media provides, connecting us more deeply yet dividing us more extensively.

American rapper and activist Prince Ea has recently created a moving video about why he refuses to allow technology to control him, offering his opinion on the negative side of social media in our society.

Although we talk a lot about social media here, like anything in life, moderation is required. There is a down side to a social media that we must keep in mind.

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Other videos on the topic of social media addiction

Prince Ea makes some poignant points in his video, and to dive in deeper, here are a handful of videos on the topic that are worth of being shared:

How does social media impact your brain and body – AGBeat

iDiots: short film highlights our over-reliance on technology – AGBeat

Two minute film illustrates pros and cons of social media addiction – AGBeat

Why Coke’s parody ad is more relevant than the haters think – AGBeat

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