How platforms are changing our politics
Two new studies on how social network incentives are having an outsized effect
One concern people have about social networks is that they might gradually transform our entire politics, unwittingly and to no clear purpose, according to their own commercial imperatives. When you hear someone saying “Facebook is destroying our democracy,” or “the problem is the business model,” or “it’s about the algorithm,” or “Tw…
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