At least when someone treks through Nepal, they have some interesting stories and photos to share.
The whole "look at me, I'm not on Facebook this month" thing is dull and self centred and when combined with the Medium style "what I learned by not being on Facebook" really is just blog filler.
If you're thinking of taking a social media sabbatical, do us a favour and don't tell us, don't tweet that you're on one and spare the post afterwards saying you did more work because you had more time to do it.
I feel way too much anger in that comment..
He just took a sabbatical, you know, like a pause? he didn't say "i am going to leave the social web world forever and not share anything again, you guys should do the same and i'm cool because i did it and write about it", can you spot the difference?
Take a sabbatical yourself (could be partial), you might need some quietness too and , eventually, you'll realize that most of the things he said are actually true.
I feel like the whole point of taking a social media sabbatical is precisely that you get to announce it to the world afterwards.
It's like the McRib or Pumpkin Spice Lattes: nobody would care about them if they were around all the time.
Haha, I would have to agree.
Thanks James, I appreciate your input.