Yale News: ‘Likes’ and ‘shares’ teach people to express more outrage online

Yale News: ‘Likes’ and ‘shares’ teach people to express more outrage online. “Social media platforms like Twitter amplify expressions of moral outrage over time because users learn such language gets rewarded with an increased number of ‘likes’ and ‘shares,’ a new Yale University study shows. And these rewards had the greatest influence on users connected with politically moderate networks.”

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