It was a gamble to protect the teenager from his negative influence.
A young American, whose mother decided to pay him if he didn't use social networks for 6 years, has not only kept his promise, but also shared his experience of growing up without these platforms in an interview with CNN.
On February 19, 2022, Sivert Klefsaas, who made a bet with his mother years ago, received the prize on his 18th birthday: $1,800.
According to Sievert, living without social networks was not difficult and he did not think about breaking the pact for 6 years. Furthermore, he claims that he had more time to focus on his studies and sports. The young man added that he had decided that his first social media account would be on Instagram.
His mother, Lorna Goldstrand Klefsaas, was inspired by a similar idea she heard on the radio. According to the woman, this experience has had ... Continue Reading »