4 notes tagged with "social-media"

Social Media Outrage Is Driven By Base Rate Fallacy

All people have some bad movements. Social media outrage is generally driven by a collective memory of just those bad movements.

Tagged With: #social-media #society #emotion

Published on Oct 16, 2023

Social Media Distorts Sense making

We are programmed to observe the world and generalize our experiences into mental modals that can be used to understand and predict the world.

Tagged With: #permanent-notes #society #social-media #behavior

Published on Apr 09, 2022

Online Drift

Online Drift happens in online social media platforms - where you start of as a centrist - but gets slowly pushed to one extreme or the other. All online platforms will serve you content that you like. There is a progression for this - it will start of as mild - but it will become more and more extreme over time. This is to increase engagement.

Tagged With: #permanent-notes #internet #society #social-media

Published on Jan 10, 2022

Emotional Tweet Virility

Using a moral or emotional word in a tweet increase the likelihood of it being retweeted 15-20%.

Tagged With: #permanent-notes #social-media #cognition

Published on Apr 23, 2021