Our Brains Have Been Hacked
We are manipulated by the algorithms at play on our favorite social media platforms.
In a 2017 interview with Mike Allen of Axios, Sean Parker, the first president of Facebook and founder of Napster, unveiled the dirty truth about how social media platforms like Facebook manipulate our brains. He said (emphasis mine):
The thought process that went into building these applications, Facebook being the first of them, ... was all about: 'How…