Casey Neistat says he’s leaving social media, sort of

YouTuber Casey Neistat says he’s done with social media… on his phone at least. “I have a bonafide, proper, no sarcasm, proper addiction to social media,” Neistat said in his most recent video. “I can’t have a conversation, I can’t sit through a movie … I can’t drive my car more than a couple of blocks without thumbing through social media.”  Calling out his own “mindless scrolling,” Neistat said he’s been losing time and health while getting stressed out over Instagram and Twitter.   When Neistat’s youngest daughter Georgie was born, he took a week-long break from social media to make sure he was “appreciating” his new baby.  “It’s hard to articulate the impact it had on me,” he said …

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Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto / Chalabala There’s a new viral challenge spreading across social media, and it’s making the world a cleaner place. The “Trashtag Challenge” is inspiring people on Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit to take a walk outside and clean up any litter they stumble upon. To participate in the challenge, simply seek out a litter-filled area or overflowing trashcan, clean it up, and share before and after photos online using the hashtag #trashtag. It’s incredibly wholesome. SEE ALSO: One overlooked way we can significantly improve our mental health: more nature The hashtag has been around for years, and in 2015 UCO, a company that makes gear for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities, even started the #TrashTag …

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Image: Mashable Composite/Dr. Bronner’s Whether it’s Lil Debbie shilling out relationship advice or Sunny D igniting a conversation about depression, contemporary brand Twitter can be a depressing and dark place.  Nothing feels more cynical than when a brand appropriates the standardized millennial voice — ironic, detached, dejected — and uses it to hock their emulsified meat products and drinkable corn syrups. There’s no commitment to justice here, there’s just marketing. So I’d love to call for a mass ban of corporations from Twitter, with one exception: Dr. Bronner’s, one of the country’s most popular organic, fair trade soap producers. I don’t trust any multimillion dollar corporation on Twitter. I do, however, place a reasonable amount of faith in this social …