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Anne Helen Petersen

This party sucks, why haven't we left?

13 mins | Feb 17, 2022
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What keeps people on Facebook? A decade ago, Anne Helen Petersen started a Facebook page for her WordPress blog. It eventually grew to 44,000 members. Surprisingly, It never turned toxic, but upon reflection of the wider online community’s toxicity, it was time to leave. In this instalment of Culture Study, she analyses why millions of users are tethered to a space that many of them despise.
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