Idea: Part 1 – Browser mode/extension similar to incognito mode but instead of removing your data trail it removes likes, hearts and comments from content.
Does this exist?
Part 2 – Setting on device which allows you to control notifications in-app as well as out-of-app. For example, you could remove the little notification bell at the bottom, a reader mode for apps.
I’m imagining a global setting. Zen mode, a step up on Do Not Disturb with in-app controls as well.
Tristan Harris has talked at length about these kind of implementations.
We’re currently raising a generation who will know nothing but instant gratification. I’m guilty of it too.
I came to a similar conclusion as you after 30 days with no social media.