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Why social media has changed the world — and how to fix it

On Sep 24, 2020
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Social media is a "hype machine" that "gives you little dopamine hits & gets you riled up. Strong emotions get us engaged, so [that favors] anger & salacious content.” - MIT professor Sinan Aral https://t.co/6kCW0UewhL (image v/paper @MITSloan) #fakenews #socialdilemma https://t.co/IMCoUHbGyQ
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“The Hype Machine,” a book by MIT Professor Sinan Aral, examines the dynamics of social media and suggests ways to prevent online information from exacerbating falsehood, polarization, and social tension.

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On Sep 24, 2020
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Social media is a "hype machine" that "gives you little dopamine hits & gets you riled up. Strong emotions get us engaged, so [that favors] anger & salacious content.” - MIT professor Sinan Aral https://t.co/6kCW0UewhL (image v/paper @MITSloan) #fakenews #socialdilemma https://t.co/IMCoUHbGyQ
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Why social media has changed the world — and how to fix it

Why social media has changed the world — and how to fix it

“The Hype Machine,” a book by MIT Professor Sinan Aral, examines the dynamics of social media and suggests ways to prevent online information from exacerbating falsehood, polarization, and ...

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