The Social Solution
Social media and advertizing algorithms give media groups an open opportunity to use negativity and hate, triggering us to spread their messaging which further corrupts the algorithms.
Researchers at Cambridge University found that political posts from accounts criticizing or mocking an opposing political party or ideology received TWICE AS MANY SHARES as posts that uplifted or celebrated their own partisan views.
We Are Mobilizing Problem-Solvers
To place positive pressure on brands, advertisers & politicians to shift their focus from feeding the hate baiting algorithms, instead investing in positive messaging that focuses on solutions.
Pledge today to push brands & politicians to unite Americans around the power of problem-solving.
This is how we unplug the outrage machine together.
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We want to reward brands and advertizers, and encourage them to do more to push positive messaging rather than relying on triggering people for sales and votes.
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The Social Dilemma: Hate Sells
Social media can be a fantastic tool for connecting with amazing individuals, brands & organizations, becoming our main tool for staying up-to-date on current events.
But until we understand the systems-at-play which are driving the content we see, we remain vulnerable to manipulation.
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The man in charge of ensuring a successful climate change conference in Glasgow claims he is not an environmentalist, but he has become persuaded of the importance of addressing global warming.
In This Together is a group of over 40 non-profit organizations and over 2 million members, all dedicated to finding real solutions to the problems we face globally, both politically and environmentally. Polarization is tearing us apart and we are not getting enough done.
President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal was pushed through this summer in part because of a ragtag group of House Republicans who made deals. That does not imply that they will all vote in favor of it.
Katharine Hayhoe, a Canadian climate scientist and evangelical Christian moved from South Bend Indiana to Lubbock Texas where she found herself in the middle of one of the most vast oil fields on Earth. She is now a climate policy professor and she sets out successful tactics for communicating the urgency of climate change across America’s political divide chapter by chapter.
In next year’s elections and beyond, Republicans are maneuvering for a structural advantage. Democrats are attempting to get the most out of their limited clout, marginalized groups are pressing state authorities to increase their voting power, and lawsuits lurk ominously on the horizon.