Beware The Social Media Echo Chamber

The division in the country is alarming. Even before we knew¬†the outcome of the election, the divisions that have surfaced over the past several months will remain for quite some time and heal rather slowly. People will point the finger at the candidates themselves, maybe even their supporters, but the fault may not lie with one person or even a group of people. The blame lies with something that happened right in front of your face, but never even realized. It happened within the algorithms that control your social media feed. The algorithms aggregate data based on what you click …

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