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On Quitting Social Media

When I started seriously considering leaving academia for a different career, everyone told me that I needed a social media presence: I had to “build my brand.” But the landscape of social media isn’t completely foreign to me. Sadly, there’s a Myspace page languishing in cyber-purgatory with my senior prom photo forever-pasted below a cheery optimistic handle. (Yes, I’ve tried taking it down.)

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