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Peter Schweizer: Big Tech Steps Up Lobbying Against Social Media Addiction Bills

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2024
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Addictions come in many forms, because humans are susceptible to many different kinds of stimuli, from drugs and alcohol to pornography and food. The modern digital world adds another: the addiction to feeds. All the online platforms are based around the business model of attention. The longer you stay, the more you scroll and the more ads you see. Advertising today is dynamic, instantly recording your likes and engagement with text, video, and images to tune algorithms that keep you entertained by giving you more of the same while adjusting...

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