Shower Thought: Social Media Is Group Think
I think something is deeply wrong with social media. Mainly, I think this about Twitter, but that may just be because Twitter is the most glaring symptom of whatever this problem is. Last October, I wrote a short speculation on this, focusing mostly on the personal psychology of platforms like twitter. I am going to repost portions of that here, because it is relevant to today's shower thought
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The following is a short snippet from a podcast discussion between Joe Rogan and Jack Dorsey [dated Feb. 2, 2019. Here is the link: ]. It's at the point where they're discussing the nature of the medium, and the various forms that content on Facebook and Twitter can take:
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Rogan: ...text is so limited. It's great for just getting out actual facts. But it's so...
Dorsey: -- Also thinking! It's so ...
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