Quartz: Quitting Instagram taught me how to truly experience and document my life again

Quartz: Quitting Instagram taught me how to truly experience and document my life again. “I was born in 1996, making me one of the older members of GenZ, or ‘iGen’—a generation defined by (and often critiqued for) its dependency on smartphones and the internet. I joined Facebook and Instagram in high school, and the platforms have had a huge influence on my life’s social dynamics since then—so much so, that quitting one of them forced me to relearn how to authentically experience my life offline.”