How the polarizing effect of social media is speeding up

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The YouTube algorithm has been criticized for pushing content that radicalizes users rather than keeping them informed. AFP via Getty Images

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For many, checking social media has become a routine of logging on, seeing something that makes them angry or upset, and repeating that cycle ad infinitum.

If that feels true to you, it’s not your imagination.

Max Fisher is a journalist who focuses on the impact of social media on global conflicts and our daily lives, and has covered

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