August 22nd, 2014
Episode 22 of 457 episodes
A writer for Wired clicked 'like' on every single article, update, or advertisement that Facebook presented to him over the course of two days, and described what it did to his feed. It turns out, the algorithm can go pretty wild if you're willing to follow it down the rabbit hole of thumbs up. This leads Anthony to rail against social media and socializing in general, and Jeff to wonder what it means to be a machine. Support us on Patreon! http://patreon.com/wehaveconcerns Hey! If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you use to listen. Here's the iTunes link: http://bit.ly/wehaveconcerns Jeff on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeffcannata Anthony on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acarboni Articles sent in by Sam Nolan: http://www.wired.com/2014/08/i-liked-everything-i-saw-on-facebook-for-two-days-heres-what-it-did-to-me/ and Eric Trapp: http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/08/hate-facebook-or-your-life.html
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