Interruptions are lethal to creativity. - John Cleese
Undeniably true. Interruptions are lethal to successfully doing any kind of accomplishment that is the product of focus and concentration.
Social media apps are essentially attention whores in your pocket. Using constant interruption, they divert the use of your mind away from productive pursuits and settle you into a kind of passive, consumptive mental posture.
Thumbs-up and heart emojis serve as synthetic replacements for the true satisfaction of actually accomplishing something.