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.”