…ound for trolls and spammers; unavoidable because of our ferocious addiction to our mobile screens. Social media evolved into a confirmation bias-riddled cesspool of lies, hate, and totally unrealistic versions of our lives; which would gradually amount to little more than weightless collections of Retweets and Likes. And somehow — with more tools to connect than ever before — we made our lives less diverse; racial…
The bubble doesn’t help — everyone serving up results based on what you’ve already liked. The damn bubble is all encompassing, from Google search results to Facebook’s feed.
The more confirmation bias we are surrounded by, the easier it is to “hate” people that don’t fit into our bubble.