Is Facebook Your Problem?

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This week, former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifed before Congress that Facebook harms children, stokes division, and is actively damaging our democracy. Worse, Haugen said, they know it, and have chosen to pursue profits over the mental and in some cases physical health of its users. It remains to be seen what Congress may do about this — have you been friended on social media by a Senator lately? — but now the problem has a human…

SVP, Edison Research. Co-author of The Infinite Dial, The Podcast Consumer, The Social Habit, and other widely cited studies. Newsletter http://ihearthin.gs

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SVP, Edison Research. Co-author of The Infinite Dial, The Podcast Consumer, The Social Habit, and other widely cited studies. Newsletter http://ihearthin.gs

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