[Ads-l] WOTY: Doomscrolling

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 26 01:20:30 UTC 2020

Oh damn, that's what I've been doing for the past 45 minutes. Good night
comrades, good night Internet. Good night room. Good night moon. Good night
cow jumping over the moon. Good night light, and the red balloon...

On Thu, Jun 25, 2020, 8:21 PM Chris Waigl <chris at lascribe.net> wrote:

> Apologies if this has come up - I'm finding the search interface that I
> found not very trustworthy, TBH.
> On Twitter right now, a lot of use for "doomscrolling". For example,
> accompanying the posting of a video of teddy bears riding a roller coaster:
> "I'm making this the last thing I see on Twitter tonight. Stopping my
> doomscrolling and ending on a good note."
> Also, a Wired piece, not about the word but the phenomenon/activity:
> "Doomscrolling Is Slowly Eroding Your Mental Health"
> https://www.wired.com/story/stop-doomscrolling/
> Chris
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