Ocasio-Cortez says she’s cutting back on social media for her health


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who likely owes her seat in Congress to her sophisticated use of social media, now says she’s giving up Facebook and cutting back on Instagram and Twitter — for her health.

Too much screentime can be bad for your physical and emotional health, she said during the Yahoo podcast “Skulldudgery.”

“I personally gave up Facebook, which was kind of a big deal because I started my campaign on Facebook. And Facebook was my primary digital organizing tool for a very long time. I gave up on it,” Ocasio-Cortez said.

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