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The Global Attention Span Is Getting Shorter

This is the consequence of information overflow

Illustration by Benedikt Luft

IIt’s not your imagination: keeping up with the sheer amount of content that’s available today — whether it’s Twitter, the news, or the latest show on Netflix — is getting harder. As a result, the length of time that content remains popular — a rough measurement of the global attention span — is decreasing…




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