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Why Do People Believe the ‘Social Media is Mind Control’ Myth?

In our search for easy answers, we give up control.

The evidence is overwhelming: we are far more powerful than the technology that is supposedly mind-controlling us. It’s not even close.

As I’ve discussed here and in many other places, we need to give ourselves more credit. Instead of passively…

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Nir Eyal

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