You’ve Heard About Doomscrolling, What about Dumbscrolling?

I made it up to explain how Facebook wastes my time and energy

Photo by Jenny Ueberberg on Unsplash

Okay. So dumbscroll isn’t actually a word. Or at least it wasn’t until I made it up. It’s kind of the opposite to doomscrolling — the act of conscientiously scrolling through social media in search of grim news about the world. Dumbscrolling is mindless…



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Jae L

A keen observer of life, here to put in my two cents worth. I write about neurodiversity, relationships and LGBTQ issues.