The algorithmic feeds of today enhance trivial content that produces outrage and other strong reactions

Date created: 2022-08-17

And there’s lower control over what you view.

In an algorithmic feed, more people see content that is already popular, as determined by the actions of other users. There’s a clear snowball effect

We don’t choose what kinds of content the feed accelerates — we can’t opt out of a specific post getting algorithmic promotion.