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1319.223 Social Media jail?! WTF Instagram.... I'm innocent

Yesterday I was having a lot of trouble on my IG page

I couldn't like or comment on posts. Digging deeper I think I've been suspended but no clue why because I only got a weird pop up saying I'm blocked.  I've violated none of the offenses listed when I Googled "Why can't I like or post on IG". The remedy was to dispute it (which might delay my suspension) or not have any activity for 48 hours. My first impulse was to fight it. After all, I haven't done anything wrong and don't like being accused of something I didn't do. Instead, I opted for the 2 day hiatus. Here's what happened:
Friday, day 1- I got up as usual and first instinct was to check out my social media,  IG is my go to. I frequent Snapchat and love TikTok (but those combined isn't as much as my time on Instagram) and found it much easier than I thought, not checking IG every hour, trolling the feeds and haven't been on facebook in
years. Oh, but no, "we're taking a break, remember?" Instead, I checked the weather and traffic for my morning commute to work. I normally do those but usually after checking my social media. I ended up getting to work 15 minutes earlier than usual. Throughout the day each time I felt the urge to look at my IG feed, I'd do something else instead. I did my weekly budget early, weeded through some emails, etc.
Day 2 - Saturday morning it didn't even occur to me to check. There were fleeting thoughts about it throughout the day, nothing major. About the same as when you wonder if you turned off the iron when you left home and remembered you didn't use it today. It's now afternoon of Sunday, day 3, still haven't logged on, and I'm a little disappointed it wasn't harder, more stressful. I had high hopes of recanting some withdrawal drama. It makes me think of something an old friend said to me: That I was the most non-addictive personality he'd ever met and he resented me for it. We'll see tomorrow if I still can't post or comment. Who knows, maybe by then I'll lost my shit. Here's hoping.


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