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.
We Need Your Voice
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 world is not ready for the coming implications of climate change. A new global survey reveals the high level of concern many teenagers have about climate change. Nearly 60% of the young people stated they were very concerned or extremely concerned.
The United Nations warns that Madagascar is on the brink of experiencing what could be the world’s first “climate change famine,” with tens of thousands already suffering from levels of hunger and food insecurity considered catastrophic.
This week the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) released their 6th landmark report on climate change, its causes, potential impacts and response options. How alarmed do we actually need to be, what does this new report say, and who exactly are the IPCC?