If not already convinced that social media is negatively influencing your life, many of us are quite sceptical about its benefits, and the poorly checked role of culprits like Facebook and Google. Click delete to save your soul is the main message of Silicon Valley pioneer and web rebel, Jaron Lanier. In Ten Arguments for Deleting your Social Media Accounts Lanier warns about how algorithms are predicated on triggering negative emotions and manipulating our behaviours. The evidence suggests, he says, social media is making us sadder, angrier, less empathetic, more fearful, more isolated and more tribal. and as such there will be not solution if we do not take part in the solution. Quitting is the only way to learn what can replace our grand mistake.