None of the companies listed are the vaguest bit interested in helping humans.
I don't at all disagree with you, here or above. What I wanted to add was that from my personal vantage point, the role of tech in my life, is still that of the bicycle-of-the-mind, despite that idea having long been lost on them.
Granted, that view is largely because I don't feel affected by the downsides discussed - I don't have to deal with their bullshit, and where I do, there are means to get rid of it (e.g. adblockers). I consider that a luxury, and the fact that that is a luxury is problematic, too.
plus I just like cool analogies