You’re almost certainly addicted to your phone

How much digital content did you consume today?

How much of it was actually useful?

You – along with millions of other South Africans – are probably addicted to your phone.

This means gorging on useless information on everything from a pastor supposedly curing pimpled vaginas with his shoe to Kim Kardashian’s latest whatever.

According to the latest annual “We are Social” survey, there are just more than 10 million South Africans on social media who spend, on average, about three hours a day on it.

CapeTalk’s John Maytham interviewed Content Strategist Jeanne Lloyd.

Lloyd suggests scheduling 30 minutes a month on an online cleansing routine.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Our phones are getting filled up with more and more apps.

Jeanne Lloyd

Check if the information you receive is really relevant to you.

Jeanne Lloyd

Be strict with who you follow, according to your preferences.

Jeanne Lloyd

This article first appeared on CapeTalk : You’re almost certainly addicted to your phone


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