If Algorithmic Media Improves Content, Why Does Everything Feel Worse?

Algorithmic feeds are like a relationship where the other person needs constant validation: “Watch me! Love me! Give me attention!”

If algorithmic media is supposed to give you better content, why does everything seem to be getting worse?

Creators on platforms like YouTube and TikTok seek “engagement” (provoking you to act RIGHT NOW) which exploits into your impulsiveness.

Every little piece is engineered to bully you into watching it, which is some people's life obsession—like Mr. Beast's. “Don't think, just TAP!”

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