Why you should delete your social media apps

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Cal Newport has never had a social media account. But he still has friends, he still keeps up with the news and he even manages to sell the occasional book. Now, he’s trying to convince others to join him in his life of “digital minimalism,” one that reclaims humanity from a handful of autocratic tech companies. Newport, an author and computer science professor at Georgetown University, joined THINK to explain the political and psychological benefits of quitting social media.