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“Is Facebook Distorting Your View of the World?” – Psychology Today

In Uncategorized on February 15, 2016 at 6:42 am

This Psychology Today article concludes that facebook regulars  occupy the “uncomfortable middle ground—between the peace that comes with disengagement and the intrigue attached to total engagement.”

journalism_isnt_dyingPhoto Source: The Verge, “Facebook in New York: the search for ‘universal truths’ and the future of news.”

A Columbia Spy comment referred to a Washington Post article that says some facebook users may contribute to “the creation of highly provocative, often false information, with the hope of spreading it widely.

But this Pennlive article says “In the Facebook election, Pennsylvania is Trump territory,” though Lancaster County favors Carson.

Or as one commenter notes: “Goes to show you how distorted Facebook can make things appear.”

 

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