Why you don’t agree with your parent’s.

How clever advertising tools have lead to truth being false

What social media sell advertisers?

Two different possible categories to filter on that I can see. https://adespresso.com/blog/the-15-strangest-targeting-categories-on-facebook/

The ball starts rolling

A clear example in the USA — Manually combining the scale of . Source: Pew Research Center https://www.pewresearch.org/politics/2014/06/12/political-polarization-in-the-american-public/ AND https://www.pewresearch.org/politics/interactives/political-polarization-1994-2017/

How do social media platforms compete for advertisers business?

How can they make such outlandish statements?

Source: https://www.statista.com/statistics/272014/global-social-networks-ranked-by-number-of-users/

The rise of extreme content

The problem with extreme content

When you try to confront social media

So people don’t agree on everything — they never have!

London — White Supremacists and Black Lives Matter clashes earlier this year.

Interesting quote of the documentary

“Imagine if Wikipedia was like Facebook.” — Jaron Lanier

And it isn’t only affecting adults

Source: https://www.insider.com/suicide-rate-up-young-adults-chart-2019-9

Change that can help

Top Down — Regulation

Bottom Up — Individual’s choice of time

My resolve

Over 2018, I can see my Hobbies time came more predictable and my Social Media time did slightly reduce — especially going into Summer. The difference I think is that everytime I made a conscious choice to spend time there — oppose to it being a frictionless and thoughtless action.




Tristan Harris Presentation to all of Google about it stealing attention:

Netflix Link Again

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