What It's Like To Quit Facebook: Severe Withdrawal Followed By A More Amazing Life

On January 1, Mike McGlade made a tough decision.

He quit Facebook.

What started as an experiment has turned into a better way of life for the startup CRO. McGlade says he experienced “withdrawal” during the first few weeks. After that, he filled his new-found free time with phone conversations and meetings.

All in, he says it’s a “net-positive.”

Here’s what it’s like to quit Facebook cold turkey.

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