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The Problem With Putting Social Media in Charge of Our Memories

The internet is very good at bringing up things from our past, but what if we don’t want to be reminded?

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In late November of 2018, Facebook users who logged onto the platform found themselves flooded with old messages reappearing in Messenger as unread. The sudden surge of messages came…

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Jayne Williamson-Lee

Jayne Williamson-Lee

Health and technology writer • grad student at Johns Hopkins • j-writer.com

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