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Does Social Media Poison Everything?

The argument that we have the power to deal with the dangers of social media on our own can come across as cruelly individualistic tech-apologia.Photo Illustration by Victor Moussa / Shutterstock

he power of platforms like has escaped the control of the optimistic technocrats at their helm. And it is wreaking havoc in ways that we lab rats have only just begun to understand. At least, that’s the case Netflix’s new documentary , directed by Jeff Orlowski, makes. Through interviews with repentant tech leaders, we learn how websites that began.

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