Good news! It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week, and today is National Depression Screening Day. There are lots of reasons to be depressed, of course, but social media deserves a special mention—by and large, it’s a cheap, meaningless, invasive, and inescapable plague.
And there’s always more of it. While we understand why some people might be excited about a new platform like Ello, we also sympathize with anyone who reacts with a bit more trepidation. Or soul-searching ennui. Or something far worse. Well, just watch.
It’s a shame he never got to hear about Diaspora.