Has our social media become antisocial? Take a look at these interviews where two of the creators of social media talk about the manipulation of the brain’s reward system through the very platforms they helped to popularize.
Sean Parker, former president of Facebook, explains the origins of social media: “You’re exploiting a vulnerability in human psychology. The inventors – creators – understood this consciously, and we did it anyway.”
Chamath Palihapitiya, former head of Facebook Consumer Growth says, “We have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric…”.
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