Motherboard: New Study Finds That Most Redditors Don’t Actually Read the Articles They Vote On

Motherboard: New Study Finds That Most Redditors Don’t Actually Read the Articles They Vote On. “It’s probably not at all surprising that most content posted to Reddit is voted on more or less blindly. I’ll cop to liking articles that friends have shared on Facebook without reading, let alone evaluating them. I’d say there’s even sort of an aggregation myth that pervades our view of social media, that buried within discussions of fake news and social media corporate responsibility is this assumption that people are actually reading the articles, or at least that a lot of them are. The data, however, suggests that they aren’t.”

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