We need to work. Not in horrible conditions and for pennies, but we need to be productive. Not everyone has the talent to produce art, but just about everyone has the ability to work.
Video games and social media chit chat are not productive and if there is any art in either of them, it is not being produced by those who use them. I'm afraid you are right though. People without the desire or means to be productive already immerse themselves in alternate realities where their minds are freed of consideration of their wretched plights. The means used to be pretty well limited to drugs and alcohol, but video games are proving to be just as effective and addictive. The makers of these games and social media platforms know this. They are counting on it for profit.
Technology is not going to usher in a Golden Age in which humans are freed from labor, and if it does in will hardly be golden.
I'm no longer so certain that we shouldn't hope for an end to the advancement of technology, but I remain sure that in the absence of a series of cataclysmic natural or social events, the advancement will not stop or even slow down.
What will happen to the people displaced by technology? They will be thrown into the dustbin, as they always have been.
The idea that we will be able to train or re-train minimum wage laborers who lose their jobs to robots is absurd. If we had the will and means to do so, these people wouldn't be flipping burgers in the first place.
What we probably will do is try to provide these people with subsistence living. As their numbers grow, this will lead to national financial ruin and the dissolution of the Union, or violent social upheaval and the dissolution of the Union. Regardless, it will be a tragic endeavor because human beings need to be productive. It's what gives meaning to life. We can meet everyone's physical needs for food and shelter, but if we eliminate the meaning to their lives they will seek to replace it in alternative realities.
Predictably these circumstances lead people to spout fantasies about some utopian, egalritarian society where no one has to labor, everyone's needs are met and the human spirit soars. Well, the robots aren't going to create this Utopia and should they develop to the point where they can engineer human society, I doubt they will create one that humans consider utopian. So who will create the Golden Age of Tomorrow? Human politicians? Human leaders who spring forth from the people?
No matter how bad conditions have been for people in the past, no matter how much power and will the prophets of the Golden Age have been able to accrue, overwhelmingly, Utopias contructed on ideological principles have quickly turned out to be living Hells. There is no reason to believe advance technology will make future attempts any different.