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Facebook Likes It When You Fight

America's Ticket goes against the grain by providing a neutral, unbiased and negative free environment to connect people and change politics.


Facebook executives shut down efforts to make the site less divisive. A Facebook Inc. team had a blunt message for senior executives. The company’s algorithms weren’t bringing people together. They were driving people apart.


Our algorithms exploit the human brain’s attraction to divisiveness,” read a slide from a 2018 presentation. “If left unchecked,” it warned, Facebook would feed users “more and more divisive content in an effort to gain user attention & increase time on the platform.”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-knows-it-encourages-division-top-executives-nixed-solutions-11590507499

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