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“Social Media Has Hijacked Our Brains and Threatens Global Democracy”

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/bjy7ez/social-media-threatens-global-democracy

"Those who celebrated the Facebook revolution and the Twitter revolution were celebrating the replacement of (relatively) calm reflection with the politics of reactivity and passion... The question that remains is whether democracies have both the will, and the means to bring considered thought back to politics, or, whether digital technology has made politics impossible."