Is Your Read-it-Later App Fuelling Your Procrastination Problem?

Martine Ellis
2 min readOct 25, 2022
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Read-it-later apps (such as Pocket, Instapaper, and Matter) were designed to promote procrastination… weren’t they?

Rather than read an article now, you send it to your read-it-later app so you can (quite literally) read it later. Invariably, articles pile up, and your list becomes a guilt-inducing archive of things you should have read but didn’t. Sound…

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