Do You Follow? How to Have a Less Toxic Relationship with Social Media

Perttu Pölönen

Original title: Saisinko huomiosi? Kirja, joka jokaisen somenkäyttäjän pitäisi lukea

Author: Perttu Pölönen

Published: 2024

Publisher: OTAVA

Genre: Personal Growth & Lifestyle

Pages: 200

Reading material:

Finnish edition

English sample

The book that every social media user should read! The third book by popular speaker and sales success Perttu Pölönen!

  • Perttu Pölönen has studied future technologies at Singularity University think tank, based at NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, co-founded an edtech company in Myanmar and won EU’s biggest science competition for youth. In 2018, MIT Tech Review honored him among the 35 Innovators Under 35 in Europe.
  • Rights to Perttu Pölönen’s books sold in 8 territories

There’s not a single person in the metro not staring at a screen. At dinner, a couple takes out their phones. Kids get a tantrum if the mobile is taken away from them.

Social media is addicting, steals our ability to concentrate, and steals our time. Often we feel worse after a social media scroll than before it. Nevertheless, we pick up the phone again and again. Why?

No one wants to be manipulated, but on social media we are constantly influenced without us noticing. Do we really understand what social media does to us? Could things be different?

About author

Perttu Pölönen

Perttu Pölönen is a futurist, inventor and an inspirational speaker. In the Finnish media, Perttu has been called a gentle highbrow and fearless inventor. Future Skills has been an instant bestseller in Finland – where Perttu has become one of the most sought-after speakers inspiring thousands of people in his lectures.


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