Regarding the last boost: https://mastodon.bida.im/@Antanicus/100864767590664578
I'm not so sure about corporate social media destroying society (although I wouldn't be surprised if it did), but the linked to article has some good food for thought about how we use all these social media platforms.
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]