Your Post-Election Survival Guide

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Go On a Social Media Diet
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Go On a Social Media Diet

Elections remind us how divided we are as a nation, even as our social media channels continue to perpetuate the echo chambers that support each of our ideas. Do we blame Facebook and Twitter for the growing divide in America? Of course not. But they certainly haven't brought us together — and your continued snarky comments on the social networks aren't helping anyone. So let the winners celebrate and let the losers mourn while you detox for a few days. Log off. Turn off the TV. Grab a good book. Have a beer with real-live people. And when the dust settles, post a video featuring a dog or cat — the only content truly fit for discussion on your feed. 

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