Tech Companies are Masters at Getting your Attention Through Push Notifications

Have you looked around lately? Do you notice what the majority of people are doing when they are waiting, eating, and socializing? Yup, they have their head's buried in their phones. One push notification from Facebook and before you know it, poof, 15-minutes of your life sucked into an endless stream of nothingness that is surrounded by advertising. 

No wonder so many of us feel stretched on time. Here is a great article in First Round Capital Review that provides a behind the scenes look into how product managers at tech companies are masters of swallowing our time. Since many of you are tech founders and product managers, notice your own excitement around learning these tools and tricks. How can you provide a useful product while being mindful of how it will affect people's lives? That is a big question worth pondering...

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