The present stage, in which social life has become completely dominated by the accumulated productions of the economy, is bringing about a general shift from having to appearing — all “having” must now derive its immediate prestige and its ultimate purpose from appearances.

Guy Debroad

When was the last time you were scrolling through any social media from Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat and saw a inspiring traveling post or workout video from an influencer?

How did that make you feel? Jealous maybe envious of their experiences.

Maybe social media is a Spectacle?

This concept is further explained through popular podcaster Joe Rogan with guest Elon musk both discuss the possibility of us living in a simulation and the simulation of social media is everyone as happy as they show or look? Photoshop?

So what do you think? 🤔 leave your thoughts in the comments below!