How to escape your social media bubble before the election

How to escape your social media bubble before the election

Mashable’s series Algorithms explores the mysterious lines of code that increasingly control our lives — and our futures.

You live in an online bubble.

But, you’re not alone. We all live in an online filter bubble. Social media algorithms control much of what we see when we log into Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter.

Why? Why else! These social media companies are chasing after the almighty dollar. For Big Tech companies, it’s all about keeping you on these platforms for as long as they can, engaging with as much content as possible. They make more money from advertisers that way. Read more…

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