What happened in Fiji with the arrival of television is a harbinger of the monumental changes that happened around the world with the introduction of smartphones and social platforms
What is the new problem with no name? Maybe that in our current society we live under numerous pressures – some old and and some brand new – that clash with how we have evolved as a species
Are we naturally inclined to seek the envy of others? Are online platforms designed to put us in competition against one another?
The new question for our brave new digital world: "am I doing this for myself or for my online audience?"
By design social media platforms encourage performative content. But there is another way.