Jess Kelly: Social media need not be a hellscape

It’s not all bad on social media, a bit of muting and blocking can ensure your experience stays positive

Communities have been built on Twitter, with people who felt isolated or as though they didn’t have a voice in the real world, coming to the fore. Picture: Getty

Have you ever bought something and tried to come up with reasons why you needed the item or just how much you’re going to love and look after it? I’ve done this with clothes, jewellery, and pretty much every tech device I own. I say things like “if I use it every day for a year, it’ll cost me nothing”, or “I’m going to mind it and ensure it remains perfect forever, thus giving me ...