Author Topic: Outrage is the perfect negative emotion to attract attention and engagement  (Read 1291 times)

rcjordan

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—and algorithms are primed to pounce.

How algorithms make cancel culture worse
https://www.fastcompany.com/90458174/hate-outrage-and-cancel-culture-are-snowballing-thanks-to-this

We know this to be true of ALL major media, not just social. MSNBC and Fox traffic in outrage. Still a good read.


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Marketing and strong emotions, hmmm ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaD8y-CGhMw
Civilisation is a race between disaster and education ...

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It is the only tool Trump has in his arsenal.  And, I gotta say, he is a master of using it.