Social Media Is Becoming a Tool for Propaganda, Pushing Towards the Extremes

Episode 1722 (03:10)


Leo says that because Social Media algorithms are designed to keep followers engaged, the various platforms are actually becoming tools for propaganda (no matter which side of an issue you're on), pushing people towards extremes. Can we use our own common sense to avoid the trap while online? Leo says we can, but the algorithms are making it difficult.