Social Media and the Cancel Culture
Human Sacrifice and the Digital Business Model - full article
"Debates over free speech ignore the deeper problem: The tech monopolies that control social media have built their profit model on burnt offerings to the digital platform god"
This is a rather profound article by Geoff Shullenberger.
A couple of excerpts -
"The conflicts taking place over freedom, justice, and other noble ideas are captive performances in the most technologically advanced human cockfighting enterprise ever designed—one that has converted the essence of human struggle into a sure-win bet for the tech platforms who play the house."
"Social media lowers the average user’s threshold for throwing the “first stone” by attaching rewards to this act when it is performed successfully."