Life would be miserable if we only spent time in commercial spaces, because not all value can be captured and supported in a commercial context
Choice and will
The digital landscape has an influence on our lives, but we are more directly affected by our personal choices. We must fend for ourselves, whether or not the technology industry chooses to deal with the implications of their work.
I do believe that social media platforms can create positive change. However, the ones that we have now have been been built by corporations to capitalize on our attention and money. It is time to reimagine a new one, one that is built with a more intentional framework that strives not just for a human-centered future, but for a life-centered future.