Pennsylvania’s Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will be banning social media from students for 1 week, to allow them to realize how becoming disconnected from social media effects their daily lives. Per Mashable, the students will be forbidden from using Twitter, Facebook, instant messaging and any other online communication except for e-mail.
To me, I know I would not be able to stay disconnected for 1 whole week. At times, it can be great to take a breather and not have access to a computer or phone, but I feel like I’m missing out on a lot of information. I enjoy following Twitter each day to stay up-to-date on relevant topics.
Would you be able to disconnect from the social media space for 1 week and only use email? How would you cope?