How Facebook’s ‘like’ button hijacked our attention and broke the 2010s | Curio

How Facebook’s ‘like’ button hijacked our attention and broke the 2010s

15 mins | Jan 16, 2020

The 'like' button has become a social currency we can't imagine the internet without. By introducing the like button, Facebook changed the way we interact with content by showing us where we should focus our attention and what we should like and dislike. Christopher Zara writing in Fast Company looks at why 'the like' has created the social decisiveness that defines our political age.

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