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Could Removing Social Media Metrics Reduce Polarization?

Social media reflects and refracts a divided society, but eliminating the ‘like’ button could help bring us back together

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BBecause I write regularly about populist and far-right politics, I follow a bunch of people on Twitter who hold controversial views, both on the left and the right. I…

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Darren Loucaides

Darren Loucaides

Writer. Populism, tech, stargazing

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