We wanted to get to know people who unplug and do Digital Detox, take OFFTIMEs and are in control of their connectivity. What’s their story? What’s important for them when it comes to taking time off from the digital?
Alice (26) thinks that Social Media is most tempting in moments of boredom and exhaustion, leading her to block it with technical means.
Oleksiy (47) from Lviv, Ukraine, uses OFFTIME to focus when he’s busy & for making sure that the most important persons in his life are still able to reach him
16 year old Ahmad from Egypt is the youngest participant in our contest who had a true life-transforming experience with OFFTIME.
Karl-Heinz Thunemann (64) hat bereits einige bewegte Jahre hinter sich & fragt sich heute: “Was ist unsere Komfortzone und wie können wir sie verlassen?"
Mikaela Thorpe (37) is a Social Media ‘Butterfly’ who found out that there’s some things in life that you can’t experience through an email or a tweet.
Wolfgang und Elke senden “liebe Grüße von der Kaerneralm” und ihre Story aus dem Dreiländereck Salzburg, Steiermark unnd Kärnten.
Stephanie (25) is currently conducting a study on emotions and smartphone use but she has her own reasons for swichting off every now and then.
Reik (40) is an early OFFTIME supporter living near Hamburg, Germany. His wife is his main reason to stay away from the phone and find more time to "breathe".
Maheen Rehman (23) from Karachi, Pakistan, needed something powerful to get back self control. This is his story.
Frederick (22) studies Digital Design in Puerto Rico. For him, taking time away from his phone was a conscious decision and after all, a fight about control.
Not for the first time, Benjamin (29) writes about the pitfalls of a hyperconnected world where we all want to be close but can't.