How to block social media apps from yourself to stop distractions and be more productive

Posted On: Mar 7, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

How to block social media apps from yourself to stop distractions and be more productive

Summary List Placement Social media can be addictive, and we've all had those moments when peeling our eyes away from Twitter or YouTube feels impossible.
But if your social media use is becoming a problem, you might want to consider downloading an app or browser extension to limit your time on sites that hinder your productivity.
How to block social media apps from yourself
Here are three different tools that let you block social media sites from yourself and gain back your time.
Social media blocker 1: Freedom
Freedom is one of the most popular social media blocker apps available right now. It can be used on smartphones, tablets, and computers alike, and is compatible with Windows, Android, Mac/iOS, and Chrome devices. There are a handful of browser extensions that can be used alongside Freedom for additional leverage.
Freedom's main appeal is that it allows users to set their own limits: you can block specific websites, block all websites except for specific ones you need, or block the entire...

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