I have daily conversations with friends and peers about how much we all dislike the algorithms on Twitter and Facebook. I have yet to find someone who argues that these changes improved the experience. As someone who creates digital products myself, I am heartbroken how Algorithmic Engagement is now ruling our online experience. Call me idealistic, but I don’t think everything should come come to the bottom line:
Respect user > Profits.
If this interests you, I recommend you read this article: This Is How Your Fear and Outrage Are Being Sold for Profit, by Tobias Rose-Stockwell
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August 10, 2017 at 07:41AM