Episode 226: Elon Musk and the Effects of Social Media



For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne explore the consequences of social media and internet usage. After catching up (00:30), the hosts discuss “Oh Lawd” news and current events (6:45). They then turn their attention to the topic of the week and discuss their overall take on social media usage (48:50). The hosts also have a conversation about patterns of social media usage among various demographics (54:40), how social media and the internet are rewiring our brains (1:05:40),the negative effects of social media on youth (1:16:05), the potentially positive effects of YouTube (1:20:20), and how social media contributes to FOMO (1:26:15). Tyrell and Daphne close the episode by discussing important considerations for parents related to youth social media usage (1:29:00) and the relationship between anxiety and social media usage (1:34:50).

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