Why Social Media Today Sucks and How to Fix It

Why Social Media Today Sucks and How to Fix It

By TheDesertLynx | Digital Cash Network | 16 Nov 2020


Social media networks today have lots of issues, whether with widespread censorship and "fact-checking," selling user data, using algorithms to manipulate behavior to start infighting and polarizing echochambers, or just a generally bad user experience. This diverse set of issues are all caused by the same overarching problem: misalignment of incentives. Here I go into detail on why social media sucks, and what we can do to fix it.

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Crypto and liberty lover. Journalist. Living unbanked off of crypto since 2016. Free State Project mover. Opinions are my own.


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