Artist Launches the Antisocial Media Campaign to Warn About Tech Addiction
Technology addiction is the new smoking, says this artist.
The artist speculates that in 50 years, social media will be compared with smoking because it is so addictive. He aims to show how it steals peoples’ attention and makes the populace more engaged but less joyful. Sometimes, it even causes social media users to become depressed, for they are constantly comparing their lives with the edited, filtered images exposed through Facebook and Twitter.
Because Mier believes change is needed, he created the following images in the same style as Tobacco packaging which warns users about the potential problems of the product. The campaign is thought-provoking, to say the least.
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