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Snapchat, the stories on Instagram.
It’s taking over life.
0:10 They’re doing stuff throughout their day, and all they’re doing is just like, oh yeah I have to capture this moment. I’m like, enjoy the moment. Stop trying to capture it, like, live in the moment.
0:30 If you’re one of those people where social media controls your life live life for what it is. I miss the days, because yes I’m young, but I grew up in a time-frame where we all didn’t have phones when we were younger. And I don’t even have a nice phone, right? I have one of those cheap, free phones. It’s an iPhone, but it’s one of those free iPhones.
0:45 Social media shouldn’t take over your life. The moment it takes over your life, you need to get off of social media. Yeah, some of you will, but I’m seeing, especially with the younger crowd, that whatever they do they focus on capturing it versus living in that moment.
1:00 The other big thing that I’m seeing is everyone’s all about capturing every single moment versus getting stuff done in their life. If you’re out there taking pictures all day, doing these Instagram stories, doing these Snapchats, when are you going ever to get work done? When are you going to ever create your own company? When are you going to ever learn more? When are you ever going to increase the traffic to your website? It’s time to get off of social media.
1:30 Whatever your goals are, I bet taking 20 pictures a day isn’t helping you fulfill your goals. If it is, by all means, you do you, and you keep taking those pictures and posting them on Instagram and social media. But if that doesn’t help you accomplish your goals, you need to get off of social media, and create some balance and don’t spend more than an hour a day on social media and go and focus on accomplishing your goals, your dreams, because taking pictures, yes may seem cool, may make you feel Insta-famous, may make you have thousands of views on Youtube, or Facebook, or whatever it is, but I bet you in the majority of the cases you’re not going to make that much money.
2:15 You’re not going to succeed. What do you do when you grow up, and you have to pay your bills? I don’t know. Can’t be taking all those Instagram stories. Do something with your life. Yes, Logan Paul and Jake Paul are doing well, or the Kardashians are, but you’re not them. Yeah, you may do alright, and you may get Insta-famous, but most people don’t. They’re not even the 1%. They’re the 0.000001%. And that’s probably not going to be you. It’s more realistic to create a company and have it be worth millions of dollars than it is to be a Jake Paul or a Logan Paul. Moral of the story: if it’s taking over your life and preventing you from achieving your goals you need to get off of social media.