Facebook is inherently conflicted. It promises advertisers it will deliver interested and engaged users—and often what is interesting and engaging is salacious, aggressive, or simply false.
Rodrigo Duterte Turned Facebook Into a Weapon, With a Little Help From Facebook, December 10, 2017 at 05:32PM
It is easy to find a like-minded tribe. It is easy to share, retweet or “like” something we have not even read. It is easy to repeat false claims. It is easy to get angry or personal.
It’s less easy to distinguish truth from lies, to clear time and attention to read something deep, and to reward an important article with something more than a digital thumbs up.
The dangers of dark nudging, December 10, 2017 at 11:43AM