Is Social Media Killing Our Creativity?

Benjamin Franklin, put down that smartphone! We need you to invent cool stuff instead.

If Ben Franklin were alive today, would you find him obsessively scrolling Facebook on his phone? Would Thomas Edison be in his workshop, or on an app? And how about Abraham Lincoln — laboriously drafting the Gettysburg Address until he had it just right, or looking up just the right GIF to post with his Tweets?

For the purposes of this question, really go ahead and substitute any favorites you have in the category of powerful world-changers from days…