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.

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