“Sending you changes in your media feed that are calculated to adjust you slightly to the liking of some unseen advertiser.”

How social media ruins your life

#Internet

Tue, Jun 26th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this interview, Silicon valley philosopher Jaron Lanier asks everyone to do what nobody is doing: delete your social media account. His argument, it's not just good for you, it's good for society.

In this interview Jaron Lanier talks about Facebook, YouTube, Google and how the tech and social media giants are using algorithms to record data about their users - and how internet algorithms shape how we see the world and what we’re shown online.

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