Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, November 12, 2017

"The thought process that went into building these applications, Facebook being the first of them, ... was all about: 'How do we consume as much of your time and conscious attention as possible?' And that means that we need to sort of give you a little dopamine hit every once in a while, because someone liked or commented on a photo or a post or whatever. And that's going to get you to contribute more content, and that's going to get you ... more likes and comments. It's a social-validation feedback loop ... exactly the kind of thing that a hacker like myself would come up with, because you're exploiting a vulnerability in human psychology." -- Facebook founder Sean Parker

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Maybe this is why kids these days aren't using good-old-fashioned drugs and alcohol as much? And I'm off to grab a sixer to help the Packers game go down more smoothly...

#1 | Posted by hamburglar at 2017-11-12 01:05 PM | Reply

Hit me. Hit me. Hit me. Hit me.

#2 | Posted by madscientist at 2017-11-12 02:02 PM | Reply

LIKE - "...a little dopamine hit"

Unlike FLAG:NEWSWORTHY ass-kissing/circular reasoning.

#3 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-11-12 03:42 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

#4 | Posted by madscientist at 2017-11-12 07:22 PM | Reply

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