PSA: Social Media Dependency and Lockdown — The Violent Aftermath.

Taylor J. Bottles
3 min readMay 2, 2022
Image Source: The New York Post

I’m not sure about you, but since experiences and events are opening up to in-person attendance, I am seeing an increasing want for people to — fight each other.

From Baseball —

To that thing with Chris Rock and Will Smith…

and most recently Mike Tyson making headlines (again)

CBS Sports

My theory is this — while in isolation, we became so dependent on interacting with people through social media, which tends to not hold physical consequences for words in a digital space — we forgot that those same interactions equate to different reactions in the “real” world, and people have never been more eager to get back into the real world.