2 min read · May 17th · It’s time we brought human curation back to the newsfeed
At the time of writing, the eighth most popular video on the Trending page sees a duo ask their followers to “comment below” six times in 22 minutes (including: “It’s supposed to rain… please, please, please comment below, it can’t rain” and “Pink and blue make purple, right? I forget… comment below”). A friend of the pair also asks viewers to “give this video a thumbs up” in order to “wish [them] well” after their recent miscarriage.
7 min read · From 2017 · With people spending more time on social media, many rightly wonder whether that time is good for us. Do people connect in meaningful ways online? Or are they simply consuming trivial updates and…