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Review: Put down that phone, urges doc 'The Social Dilemma'

 

September 9, 2020



"The Social Dilemma" is the first film you'll watch and immediately want to toss your smartphone into the garbage can. And then toss the garbage can through the window of a Facebook executive.

It's an eye-opening look into the way social media is designed to create addiction and manipulate our behavior, told by some of the very people who supervised the systems at places like Facebook, Google and Twitter.

Tim Kendall, a former president of Pinterest, admitted that years ago he couldn't get off his phone even when he came home, despite having two young kids. "I am going to work during the da...



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