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    • Alexa4 months ago

      Interesting, this feels like the first time we’ve had a view this clear of a modern social platforms algorithm goals. The usual Silicon Valley types treat it as a black box to the public eye.

      Not on tiktok myself, before deleting my socials I never got into it, but I’ve heard it’s nightmarishly sticky from friends.ugh to those late nights where you fall into a fugue state and realize it’s 3am and you’re on your phone still...no thanks.

      This makes me wonder, even with the articles anticlimatic conclusion...will we see more outrage or pressure on tiktok because it’s not US based/owned?