Aug 15, 2014

A reporter at Wired tried a social experiment -- like everything on FaceBook. As he notes, "Things got weird." And ultimately, he concludes, "By liking everything on FaceBook, I turned FaceBook into a place where there was nothing I liked."

Perhaps there in lies a core difference between FB and the real world. In a disjoint online world of algorithmic heuristics, "likes" become a one-dimensional metric whose logical extreme leads to alienation. In the actual world of the inner-net, though, the more you like one thing, the more connected you feel to everything else.    

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